You are here: Home » Recipes » Stir-Fried Spinach Stir-Fried Spinach Kitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 6 mins A perfect complement to steamed fish or poached chicken. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail This recipe works well in an Asian-themed menu, as a complement to steamed whole fish or poached chicken. Depending on the size of your wok or skillet, you may need to make this in two batches. Ingredients 1 tablespoon peanut oil5 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped1 teaspoon salt2 (9-ounce) bags spinach leaves, washed and trimmed (about 16 cups loosely packed)1 teaspoon sugar Instructions Heat a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add peanut oil; swirl to coat the bottom. When very hot and slightly smoking, add chopped garlic and salt. Stir-fry for about 15 seconds. Add spinach. Stir-fry for 2 minutes, until the leaves are thoroughly coated with oil. When spinach has wilted significantly, add sugar. Continue to stir-fry 4 minutes. Transfer to a warm plate. Pour away excess liquid. Serves 4. Recipe by Christina Eng.