In just 15 minutes you can whip up these mixed Asian greens. They’re the perfect side for an Asian-inspired feast.
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Chances are you’ve stumbled upon a dish of Asian greens at your local Chinese restaurant, yum cha or at a Lunar New Year banquet. This quick and delicious side dish is a staple in Asian cooking and easy to recreate from the comfort of your home. It takes just 15 minutes to prepare for a family of four and is a great way to use up any leftover greens you may have sitting in the crisper.
Serve up this Asian greens recipe with spring onions, toasted sesame seeds and steamed rice alongside your favourite Chinese dishes like grilled chicken, steamed fish or dumplings for an at-home yum cha experience. This dish comes together in just five minutes, so ensure you’re cutting your greens into similar sizes so everything is cooked evenly. Before stir-frying, trim the ends to remove any woody texture.
Cooking up Asian stir-fried greens at home is incredibly simple and is a great way to add veggies to your diet. This recipe calls for a mix of Chinese broccoli, choy sum and baby bok choy tossed in a wok with aromatics such as ginger, Chinese five spice, Chinese rice wine and oyster sauce. For more flavour, you can add chopped garlic, fried peanuts and chilli for a spicy kick. Choy sum not your favourite? Switch up your greens with pak choi, green beans, snow peas or even broccoli.
To jazz up your Asian greens, try these recipes for crispy beef and Asian green stir-fry or this 30-minute chicken and Asian greens stir-fry. Once you’ve nailed this recipe for Asian greens, serve them up with these Mongolian lamb chops, soy-braised chicken and coconut poached chicken.
Energy: 223kJ/53 Cals (3%)
Protein: 2g (4%)
Fat: 2g (3%)
Sat fat: 0.2g (1%)
Carb: 5g (2%)
Sugar: 3g (3%)
Fibre: 3g (10%)
Sodium: 492mg (25%)