Stir-Fried Spinach with Garlic

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Far Flung Floyd

Far Flung Floyd

By Keith Floyd

Published 1994

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  • 900 g (2lb) spinach, thoroughly washed and trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • Knob of butter
  • Freshly ground black pepper


Gently dry the spinach in a salad spinner or in a clean tea towel. Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan, add the garlic and stir-fry for 1–2 minutes, until golden. Add the spinach and cook for 2–3 minutes. Stir in the fish sauce and the butter and liberally twist over some pepper.