Broccoli with Orange Sauce

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  • 1 1/4 pounds fresh or frozen broccoli
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Juice of 1 medium orange
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel, grated
  • 1 medium naval orange, peeled and thinly sliced


  1. In a saucepan, bring the broccoli to a boil (in a marginal amount of water). Reduce the heat, cover and cook for another five to eight minutes. 
  2. Meanwhile, in another pot, combine the cornstarch, bouillon granules and sugar. Add the water, orange juice and peel, and stir until the mixture is blended. Then bring to a boil, and stir for two minutes until it thickens. 
  3. Finally drain the broccoli, place it in a serving bowl, and drizzle the sauce over top. Garnish with orange slices before serving.”