4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced (More Garlic More Better!)
Makes 4 servings
Wash and set aside. In a large pan fill about 5 cups of water and bring to boil. Add water spinach and stemmed for 1 minute, remove and blanched in ice water bath. Squeeze gently to remove the access water, set aside. In a wok, heat the oil over medium-high heat until hot and stir-fry the garlic and chili pepper for about 1 minute for until fragrant . Add the water spinach, fish sauce, sugar and stir-fry for 1 minute . Toss constantly, using chopsticks, keeping the leaves and garlic moving to prevent the garlic from burning. Continue stir-frying for 1-2 more minutes . The leaves will give off quite a bit of liquid. Taste for seasoning. Transfer to a serving that's it . Serve with rice.