Spicy Garlic Spinach with Sesame Seeds and Rice

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4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup spinach and 1/2 cup rice)


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1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons loose green tea or 2 green tea bags, opened
1 teaspoon chopped seeded hot red chile pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound fresh spinach
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups hot cooked long-grain rice


Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add tea, and stir-fry about 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add chile pepper and garlic; stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add spinach; stir-fry 2 minutes. Stir in vinegar, and cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, salt, and black pepper. Serve over rice.

Created date

April 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 198
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1.9 g
Polyfat 2.8 g
Protein 6.3 g
Carbohydrate 30.8 g
Fiber 5.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 4.8 mg
Sodium 239 mg
Calcium 173 mg