Healing foods: chili, ginger & garlic kale.

Healing foods: chili, ginger & garlic kale.

Another recipe perfect for this cold weather. The anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory & decongestant properties of chili, garlic and ginger, combined with the nutritious green powerhouse of kale, make this simple recipe the perfect side to an omega 3 rich fish fillet, like salmon or mackerel, but you can try it also with some meat or prawns.

Chili, ginger & garlic kale.

November 21, 2017
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A simple, yet powerful recipe, that combines the nutritious properties of kale, with the antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties of garlic, ginger and chili.

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 packet of kale
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • a dash of chili flakes
  • a bit of ginger
  • a sprinkle of olive oil
  • sea salt to taste
Directions
  • Step 1 Wash the kale, and remove the big stalk ( unless you buy the ready cut version), and place it in a steamer to steam for a 4 min.
  • Step 2 In the meantime, place the garlic (peeled), chili, and peeled and finely cut ginger, in a on-stick pan with the olive oil.
  • Step 3 Let the herbs, flavor the oil at low heat for 1 min, then add the steamed kale. Let it wilt in the pan for other 4-5 min.
  • Step 4 Serve with some oily fish fillet, or to add to a vegetable stir fry.
  • Step 5 Make sure you taste the dish to make sure that the balance between the ginger ad chili is right for your palate, they are both very hot!
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