Pan fried kale with oyster, asparagus and sesame seed

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15mins
Ready in: 25


  • 300g kale

  • 150g oyster or any mushroom (oyster worth seeking out!)

  • ½ bunch of asparagus (about 10 spears)

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 red chilli

  • thumb size piece of fresh ginger (40g)

  • 1 red onion

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds


  • Dressing

  • 4 Tbsp tamari

  • juice 2 lemons/limes

  • 3 tbsp water

  • 1.5 tbsp honey/maple syrup/agave syrup..


  1. Soak kale in cold water so that it regains its vitality.

  2. Make dressing while kale is in water.

  3. Cut central rib out of kale and cut in bitesize chunks.

  4. Peel and finely chop garlic and red onion.

  5. Peel and very finely dice/grate the fresh ginger.

  6. Finely chop the red chilli, (remove seeds if you dont like it hot and leave in if you like it hot!)

  7. Heat pan for 1 minute on high heat. 

  8. Add 4 tbsp of dressing.

  9. Add onion and fry for 3 mins stirring regularly.

  10. Add the garlic and ginger and chilli and 2 tbsp of dressing and fry for further 3 mins,

  11. Add the oyster mushrooms along with the rest of the dressing and fry for 4 mins.

  12. Now add the kale and asparagus for further 3 mins.