Chinese Purslane Stir-Fry

This is a basic example of how you can use purslane in a stir-fry.  Alter the ingredients based on what you have available and it will still be delicious!

  • 1-2 TBLS cooking oil
  • 1-2 garlic scapes, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 bunch purslane, leaves picked off, stems chopped
  • 2 cups pac choi, stems & leaves chopped
  • 1 TBLS soy sauce
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon sugar (or other sweetener)

Heat oil in large skillet over med-high heat. Add scapes, scallions, purslane stems and pac choi stems. Stir-fry 2-3 min. until softening. Add leaves of purslane and pac choi with soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar. Stir-fry 1 minute. Serve hot.