Sauteed Spinach in Sesame Oil

Sautéed Spinach in Sesame Oil is a simple dish of spinach cooked in garlic infused sesame oil. A perfect side dish for any grilled meats particularly any of the Korean Barbecue

Sauteed Spinach in Sesame Oil


Sautéed Spinach in Sesame Oil is a simple dish of spinach cooked in garlic infused sesame oil. A perfect side dish for any grilled meats particularly any of the Korean Barbecues. It’s a simple and tasty way to prepare your spinach, plus it cooks really easy and will take less than 10 minutes from preparation to cooking hence making it a perfect weeknight side dish.

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Sauteed Spinach in Sesame Oil

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Free Style

Description

Sautéed Spinach in Sesame Oil is a simple dish of spinach cooked in garlic infused sesame oil. A perfect side dish for any grilled meats particularly any of the Korean Barbecue


Ingredients

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  • 400 g spinach, stems trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp dark sesame oil, plus more to drizzle
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place wok in stove top, add dark sesame oil then sauté garlic with cayenne pepper in medium high heat.
  2. Add the spinach and cook until slightly wilted, turn heat to low.
  3. Add the sugar and soy sauce, mix then turn heat off. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and drizzle some dark sesame oil on top then serve.

 


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4 Responses

  1. Sarah says:

    Mmmm I have definitely had something similar to this at Korean bbq restaurants. Thanks for reminding me that I’ve been craving this type of food. Lovely!

  2. Juliana says:

    Wow Raymund…I love this simple and tasty method for spinach…so healhy!
    Thanks for the recipe…hope you are having a great week 🙂

  3. Michelle says:

    So delicious.

  4. What a great leaf side dish. I love sesame oil — it makes any dish much more delicious.

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