Ingredients

  • Yields 4 pieces
  • 2 green zucchinis 

  • 5 g spring onions (sliced, for garnishing)

  • 5 g fresh coriander leaves (for garnishing)

  • 2 g white sesame seeds (for garnishing)

  • vegetable oil (for greasing of pan)

     

  • soy garlic glaze:

    120 g soy sauce

  • 56 g brown sugar

  • 56 g honey

  • 100 g water

  • 6 cloves garlic (chopped coarsely)

  • ½ large chilli (chopped)

  • salt and pepper to taste

Zucchini with Honey Soy Glaze
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Zucchini with Honey Soy Glaze

What seems like a simple vegetable dish may surprise you with its combination of sweet and savory flavors. Here, the humble zucchini is pan-fried and paired with a sticky garlic soy sauce. A fuss-free versatile recipe that can be enjoyed on its own or with rice and other dishes for a hearty dinner.
  • Easy
  • 15 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • 15 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Preparing Ingredients

    • Cut the top and bottom of the zucchini 

    • Slice the zucchini lengthways into 2 halves

    • Score zucchini with a crisscross pattern (Use a small knife) 

    • Season very lightly on scored side with salt and pepper and set aside.

    Preparing Ingredients


  2. Mixing Soy Garlic Glaze Mixture

    • Combine all ingredients needed (soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, water, garlic, chilli, salt and pepper) for the Soy Garlic Glaze Mixture into a bowl, set aside.
    Mixing Soy Garlic Glaze Mixture


  3. Cooking the zucchini

    • Grease a pan with veg oil, put on medium to high heat.

    • Pan Fry zucchini scored side down until brown

    • Flip it to cook it for 5 mins.

    • Pour in Garlic Soy mixture and cook until the zucchinis are soft. 

    • Remove glazed zucchini from the pan and reduce the sauce further into a glaze or 10mins on medium heat.

    Cooking the zucchini


Plate and Serve!

Plate zucchinis onto a plate and pour garlic soy glaze over them. Garnish with spring onions, coriander leaves and white sesame seeds. Serve

Plate and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Yields 4 pieces
  • 2 green zucchinis 

  • 5 g spring onions (sliced, for garnishing)

  • 5 g fresh coriander leaves (for garnishing)

  • 2 g white sesame seeds (for garnishing)

  • vegetable oil (for greasing of pan)

     

  • soy garlic glaze:

    120 g soy sauce

  • 56 g brown sugar

  • 56 g honey

  • 100 g water

  • 6 cloves garlic (chopped coarsely)

  • ½ large chilli (chopped)

  • salt and pepper to taste

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