swiss chard
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Garlic Swiss Chard Stir Fry

This garlic swiss chard stir fry recipe makes not only a tasty entree but is full of antioxidants, readily available and taste delicious.

Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic, stir fry, swiss chard
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 228 kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce


  • 1 bunch Red Chard chopped
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in 1 in. cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger freshly grated
  • 3 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tbs sesame oil
  • 2 tbs hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp chili garlic sauce optional
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 medium zucchini 1/2" cubes
  • 3 scallions chopped for garnish
  • 1 tbs toasted sesame seeds garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Toasted Nori


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over High heat. (Don't be afraid of the temperature - heat means flavor!)
  2. Add cubed chicken breasts, salt and pepper to season and stir-fry until browned.
  3. Remove from pan and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine next 7 ingredients (garlic through chili sauce) and set aside.
  5. In original saute pan over Medium-High heat, add diced onion and saute 2 minutes or until tender.
  6. Add zucchini and saute an additional 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add browned chicken, red chard and reserved stir-fry sauce to pan and saute 3-4 minutes or until chard is tender.
  8. Check for seasonings and add salt/pepper if needed. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. Tastes great with toasted Nori seaweed sheets
  9. Simply heat over open flame for 5-10 seconds and wrap up like a little taco. Or litme as we like to say in my house. :-)

Recipe Notes

Good source of Vitamin C and A.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Swiss Chard Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 73
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.1g 12%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 1030mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 14.7g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
Protein 27.1g 54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.