Cantonese Spinach with Garlic

cantonese-spinach Becky Luigart-Stayner


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 8 medium garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 pound prewashed baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


Heat oil in a wok or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add half of spinach; stir-fry 1 minute. Add remaining spinach; stir-fry 1 minute. Add wine, sugar, and salt; stir-fry 1 minute.

  • Yield: serves 4

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 92
Fat per serving: 7g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 6g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 589mg
Calcium per serving: 77mg

Good to Know

Get up close and personal with garlic. Studies have shown that garlic reduces cholesterol and blood pressure—plus, it spices up bland food!