Recipe: Spicy Purslane Stir-Fry

Here, we provide a recipe highlighting purslane as the main ingredient, but purslane will also make a tasty addition to any favorite stir-fry recipe!


  • 2 Tbs oil
  • 3 Tbs soy sauce
  • 2 cups purslane leaves and stems, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup white onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped with seeds and membranes removed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Simmer garlic and onions in oil until garlic browns and onions begin to turn clear
  2. Add purslane, jalapeño, and soy sauce, and cook for about two more minutes, stirring frequently
  3. Enjoy served over rice.

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