Stir Fried Water Spinach

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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced

1 pound water spinach, stems trimmed, washed, drained, and halved crosswise

Freshly ground, black pepper

1 tablespoon preserved bean curd or fish sauce


  1. Heat the oil in a wok over high heat and stir-fry the garlic until fragrant and lightly golden, about 1 minute. Add the water spinach, season with pepper, and stir-fry until wilted, about 3 minutes. Add the bean curd, stir-fry until it is evenly distributed, then cover and cook until done, 2 to 3 minutes more.