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Baked crispy kale recipe

Baked crispy kale recipe

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This baked kale is a great addition to a Chinese feast. A little Chinese five spice and a sprinkling of sesame seeds before roasting adds delicious flavour to this satisfyingly crispy side – you may even want to bake a batch to enjoy as a healthy snack. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 3 mins to prepare and 12 mins to cook
  • 60 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 400g kale
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice
  • 1 tbsp light brown soft sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    4g 6%
  • Saturates

    1g 3%
  • Sugars

    3g 3%
  • Salt

    0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 3.2g Protein 2.7g Fibre 0g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Spread the kale on 2 baking trays and drizzle with the oil. Scrunch it with your hands to distribute the oil.
  2. Mix the five-spice, sugar and sesame seeds and sprinkle over the kale, then roast for 7 mins. Toss well, then roast for 5 mins until crispy.

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