Stir-fried curly kale with chilli & garlic

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 8 mins

Easy

Serves 4

A quick and easy way to give kale a kick - serve with steak, chicken and oriental meals

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal44
  • fat4g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.06g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 200g bag curly kale
    Kale

    Kale

    kay-el

    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large wok, then add the kale and a couple tbsp water. Season, then stir-fry for 5-8 mins, adding the garlic and chilli for the final 2 mins. When the kale is tender and a vibrant green, remove from the heat and serve.

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tenerifeprincess
31st Oct, 2016
Very first time cooking curly kale!(shocking eh?). Absolutely loved the recipe, cooked as above but finished with off with a little lemon juice and just a touch of butter! Served with a oven roasted skinless breast of chicken with more garlic, and served it with roasted parsnips and new potatoes(just incase the kale was a right off...which it wasn't). An amazing vegetable as far as nutrients go! Will definitely use it again.
lizleicester
15th Nov, 2015
5.05
Favourite way to cook curly kale - delicious.
bridgefordf
13th Nov, 2012
2.05
...didn't work well for me...
ambersparkle
6th Oct, 2012
I omitted the chilli, added lardons and some cream. Gorgeous.
josie_atkinson
22nd Jun, 2012
5.05
Really tasty.
jane911
20th Mar, 2012
5.05
This is a recipe from the U.S. South. Delicious. They do it with Kale or Collard Greens. I've done it with Spinach too.
lmayc666
4th Oct, 2010
5.05
fancied something different from my usual spinach on the side...tried this...was delicious..will defo be making again.
hanneke2000
14th Aug, 2010
3.05
I think I didn't stir fry the kale for long enough, or I had old kale, because it was very fibery and tough. Decided I didn't like the taste of kale much either, so won't be trying this again.
mikefoley
18th Oct, 2017
That's a kale problem, not a doneness problem. Try cutting out the kale spines.
fritty
12th Apr, 2009
Have made something similar. Omit the chilli, add chopped spring onions and crispy bacon pieces. Yum!
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