Flash-Cooked Greens with Garlic Recipe

Flash-Cooked Greens with Garlic Recipe

How To Make Flash-Cooked Greens with Garlic

Gather up your favorite leaves and turn them into a healthy yet delicious dish with this flash-cooked greens recipe that cooks in no time!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1lbfresh greens,(Chinese cabbage, Savoy cabbage, kale, Swiss chard, snow pea shoots, watercress, etc.)
  • 1tspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • 2tbsprice wine or sake
  • tspsalt


  1. If using cabbage, kale, or Swiss chard, trim and coarsely shred. Cut away tough ends from snow pea shoots, watercress, or other greens.

  2. In a colander, rinse vegetables thoroughly under cold running water. Drain or spin-dry and place in a bowl near the stove. Heat a large nonstick skillet or a wok over high heat.

  3. Add oil; heat until near smoking. Add greens and garlic, and toss with a spatula for about 20 seconds. Add rice wine and salt; toss lightly over medium-high heat for 1 minute or less, until greens are slightly wilted but still bright green.

  4. Scoop out greens and arrange on a plate. Adjust seasoning to taste. Serve hot, cold, or at room temperature.


  • Calories: 84.56kcal
  • Fat: 2.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.67g
  • Fiber: 3.66g
  • Sugar: 2.51g
  • Protein: 4.24g
  • Sodium: 569.73mg
  • Calcium: 119.00mg
  • Potassium: 868.85mg
  • Iron: 4.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 694.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 68.48mg
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