Chinese stir-fried spring greens
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
Packed with vitamins and minerals, spring greens are a great way to get your fresh veggie kick during the last months of winter and into the spring. This delicious stir-fry is quick and easy to make an combines classic Chinese flavours. With garlic, chilli and ginger, there's no chance anyone will be complaining if you whip this up for tea. Serve simply with noodles if you fancy a veggie supper.
- 2tsp sunflower oil
- About 30g unsalted cashew nuts
- ½ a red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
- 1 fat garlic clove, peeled and thinly sliced
- 2.5cm square of fresh ginger, peeled and diced
- 2 heads of spring greens, stalks removed, leaves finely shredded (about 150g prepared weight)
- 3tbsp oyster sauce
This is a lovely side dish or accompaniment to serve with cooked fish, chicken and rice.
- Heat half the oil in a wok, add the nuts and cook them until they turn golden brown. Tip out of the pan.
- Add the rest of the oil and when hot, add the chilli, garlic and ginger. Cook a few seconds, then add the greens and stir-fry for a couple of minutes, add a splash of water to the pan, cover and steam for 2 minutes.
- Push the greens to the side, add the oyster sauce and bring it to the boil, mixing in the cooking juices. Then stir the sauce into the greens. Sprinkle with the nuts.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 78(kcal)
- Fat 5.5g
- Saturates 1.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.