Chinese Mustard Greens

Serves: 6-8


1 (2 pound) bag Cut 'N Clean Greens Curly Mustard Greens
4 quarts water
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons canola oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons Chinese 5-spice powder
3 teaspoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce


In a large stockpot, bring water and salt to a boil. Add greens and stir to submerge. Boil greens for 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally for even cooking. When greens are done, drain them in a colander.

Heat oil in a large sauté pan with a lid. Sauté garlic for 30-60 seconds, stirring and watching carefully so it doesn’t burn. Add drained greens, 5-spice powder, sugar and soy sauce, stirring well to combine. Stir and sauté greens for another 5 minutes, until moisture is evaporated and flavors are combined.

Note: This makes a great meal served with rice and grilled meat alongside.

Popular vegetable substitutions include: or Mustard Greens

This delicious mustard greens side dish recipe gets its unique flavor from Chinese 5-spice powder