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Garlic Spinach Stir Fry


If you read our Japanese Spinach Salad entry, you’d know how much we love our spinach!  Spinach is readily available throughout the year, healthy, and very easy to cook with, so we do have quite a few recipes here on LCA for this wonderful super vegetable! 

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This Garlic Spinach Stir Fry recipe is the newest addition to all of our spinach recipes and was inspired from my Mother-In-Law’s spinach stir fry!  

Her version isn’t quite low-carb/keto friendly, so we had to make some minor adjustments, but still tastes as good and is super easy to cook! 

A superfood, spinach has a range of health benefits.  It’s packed with vitamins and minerals that aid in providing bone health, preventing cancer, and improving blood glucose control in people with diabetes. In addition, spinach is high in fiber and water, both of which help to prevent constipation and promote a healthy digestive tract. 

With all these amazing health benefits, it’s no wonder spinach is considered a superfood.!

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So next time you see spinach at your local grocer don’t hesitate to pick some up and make this delicious quick and easy Garlic Spinach Stir Fry!

For this dish, the only special ingredients you would need is the optional bonito flakes, which can be picked up on Amazon or a local supermarket.

Now, let’s get started!

Prepping Time 1M

Cook Time 3M

Total Time 4M

Net Carb/Serving~3g

Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 4-5 Cups of Spinach Leaves
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil (or any neutral tasting oil you prefer)
  • 1/8 tsp of Salt (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp Bonito Flakes (optional for umami taste)

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Prepare and wash spinach as needed.

3) Finely dice garlic and set aside.

4)  In a large Teflon frying pan or wok, add vegetable oil and bring up to heat on high.  Once oil starts to lightly smoke (about 2-3 minutes), add spinach (caution for hot oil spattering) and cook for 30 seconds while continuously mixing.

5) After 30 seconds, add garlic and salt, mix/stir until spinach are fully cooked, about 30 – 60 seconds.   Top with optional Bonito Flakes and serve hot.

Hope you enjoy your low-carb/keto Garlic Spinach Stir Fry! 

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Garlic Spinach Stir Fy

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Garlic Spinach Stir Fy.  Enjoy this delicious and simple side dish at only ~3g Net Carb / Serving.  Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
5 from 3 votes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: ketospinachrecipe, ketovegetablestirfry, lowspinachrecipe
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Servings: 1
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Ingredients

  • 4-5 Cups Spinach Leaves
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil (or any neutral tasting oil you prefer)
  • 1/8 tsp Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Bonito Flakes optional for umami taste

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Prepare and wash spinach as needed.
  • Finely dice garlic and set aside.
  • In a large Teflon frying pan or wok, add vegetable oil and bring up to heat on high. Once oil starts to lightly smoke (about 2-3 minutes), add spinach (caution for hot oil spattering) and cook for 30 seconds while continuously mixing.
  • After 30 seconds, add garlic and salt, mix/stir until spinach are fully cooked, about 30 - 60 seconds. Top with optional bonito flakes and serve hot.

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