Crackling Spinach

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Apr. 13, 2015

Crackling Spinach, a delicious chinese starter tossed with garlic and sesame seeds.


Finely shredded spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs) (washed and drained (refer handy tip)
Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Chopped garlic 4 Teaspoon
Sesame seeds 4 Teaspoon
Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste



In a deep non-stick pan, heat oil for deep-frying. 

Place spinach in a strainer.

Dip the strainer in the hot oil and deep-fry for approx. 2 to 3 minutes or till the spinach is crisp.

Remove from the strainer and drain it on an absorbent paper. 

In a broad non-stick pan, heat oil. Add garlic and sesame seeds. 

When the seeds crackle, add fried spinach, powdered sugar and salt. Mix gently. 


Serve immediately. 

Handy tip:

Shred the spinach, wash it thoroughly with water and drain well. Spread it on a muslin cloth and allow it to dry completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 87Calories from Fat 57

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 98 mg4.08%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 3 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet