Asian Stir-Fried Collard Greens

Sherri Williams Recipe

By Sherri Williams logansw

10 Min
20 Min

This is my Asian twist on my country collard greens. These collards are quick and easy and very tasty! Cooking with Love & Passion sw:)

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1/4-1/3 lb
bacon, sliced in pieces (you can use country ham pieces)
1 medium
onion, sliced
garlic cloves, minced
1/4 c
uncle gary's gourmet peppers
1 Tbsp
ginger, minced
1 Tbsp
crushed red pepper flakes
32 oz bag(s)
fresh shredded collard greens
1 Tbsp
sesame oil
1/4 c
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
fish sauce
1 Tbsp
sugar or sugar substitute
water (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large heated skillet, fry bacon until crispy.
Add onion, garlic, gourmet peppers, ginger and crushed red pepper to the skillet. Stir fry until onion ares translucent.
Add collard greens. Stir-fry for about 10-12 minutes on medium-high heat. Add remaining ingredients and a little water if needed. Cook for an additional minute or so.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Collection: Asian Inspired
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Susan Feliciano frenchtutor
Apr 17, 2011
Thanks, Sherri, I'm alsways looking for new and different ways to fix greens. According to latest research, green leafy vegetables are the perfect food, and we should all eat lots more of them! This will make it easy to include them in our diets.
Sherri Williams logansw
Apr 17, 2011
Susan, you are so dead on when it comes to the addition of more green leafy vegetables to our diet. To make this recipe more healthier, subtitute the regular bacon for turkey bacon and use a litlle of the sesame oil to fry the turkey bacon. Happy Cooking! sw:)
Dee Stillwell LILLYDEE
Apr 17, 2011
To me, this sounds like a much better way to prepare greens than boilng em to death. Healthier too, since it should retain more vitamines with less cooking time... I would make it with spinach or kale I think. Cabbage would be good like this too. Thanx for sharing, Sherri. That has a nice ring to it "Sharing Sherri" : D cute
Sherri Williams logansw
Apr 17, 2011
Funny you mention spinach, kale and cabbage. I've cooked those same veggies as well as julienne brussel sprouts this way. "Sharing Sherri" has a nice ring to it. Do you mind if I still it from you. LOL, I promise to give you the credit. Happy Cooking! sw:)
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Dee Stillwell LILLYDEE
Apr 18, 2011
thanx Sharing Sherry, go for it...steal away! haha...that was a good song..hehe
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Cathy Marsh tysmarc
Dec 27, 2014
Sheri is there anything you ca't cook? I have tried so many of your recipes, everyone a winner!