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Sake-Braised Kale


Bring out the sweetness of nutrient-rich kale by braising it with sake and ginger.


2 tbsp
unrefined extra-virgin olive oil
6 cup
fresh kale leaves
2 tsp
fresh ginger, peeled and minced
2 clove
fresh garlic, minced
1⁄4 cup
cooking sake or mirin
  to taste
sea salt


Wash kale thoroughly and de-stem leaves. Heat sauté pan to medium high, then add olive oil. Sauté kale until it reduces in size by one-half. Add ginger and garlic, stir for 1 minute. Add cooking sake and reduce heat to low. Let kale simmer for about 2 minutes, then serve.

Sake-Braised Kale
SourceCopyright 2009, Genevieve Sherrow, MS, Original Recipe.
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
15 minutes