Spicy Stir-Fried Corn and Broccoli

  • Yield: 4 servings


1 largestalks broccoli
2tablespoons grapeseed, corn, or other neutral oil
1cup fresh corn kernels (about 1 large ear) or whole baby corn
1stalk lemongrass, trimmed and minced
1-- fresh Thai chile, seeded and minced
1clove garlic, minced
-- Soy sauce
-- Salt


  1. Cut the florets off of the broccoli and cut any large florets into 1-inch pieces. Peel the stem and cut at an angle into ¹∕8-inch-thick slices.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. When the oil is hot, add the broccoli and corn and stir-fry for about 1 minute. Add 3 tablespoons of water and continue to stir-fry until the broccoli is bright green and just tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Decrease the heat to medium and stir in the lemongrass, chile, and garlic. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and tender, about 2 minutes.
  4. Season to taste with soy sauce and, if needed, salt and serve immediately. 


From I Love Corn by Lisa Skye/Andrews McMeel Publishing