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Asian-style Sesame Kale

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 15 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted from Sylvia's Table: Fresh, Seasonal Recipes from Our Farm to Your Family

Ingredients

  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Directions

Prep: 1. Mince: shallot and scallions. 2. Grate ginger. 3. Tear kale leaves from the tough ribs, wash and drain thoroughly, and chop coarsely. Make: 1. Toast sesame seeds in a skillet over medium heat for 1-2 min., stirring constantly. Remove quickly, careful not to burn. 2. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat; add shallot, garlic, scallions, and ginger and cook ~1 min. 3. Add kale and cook for 3-4 min., until just softened - the leaves should retain some shape. 4. Remove pan from heat and toss kale with the soy sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Notes

This is also great with bok choy.

Goes great with these recipes

Ginger-Wasabi Steak
Teriyaki Salmon
Asian Marinated Fried Chicken
Asian Pork Chops
Five-Spice Tilapia
General Tso’s Chicken

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