Main content

Stir-fried ‘Pak Boong’ (Kangkong)

Try this delicious recipe from Marion Grasby as seen on "Marion's Thailand"


  • 1 large bunch pak boong (also known as kangkong, water spinach or morning glory, available from Asian grocers)

  • 4 large garlic cloves or handful of small Thai garlic, roughly chopped

  • 3 large red chillies, finely sliced

  • 3 Tbsp oyster sauce

  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce, plus an extra 1 Tbsp

  • 2 tsp white sugar

  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil


  • 1.

    Break pak boong into 5cm pieces and place in a large bowl. Add garlic, chillies, oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon fish sauce and sugar to the same bowl.

  • 2.

    Heat oil in a wok over high heat. When oil is smoking hot, add all ingredients and toss together. Add another tablespoon of fish sauce and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes or until just wilted. Serve with steamed rice.


Marion's Thailand airs Tuesdays at 8:30pm only on LifeStyle FOOD

» Metric Converter


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

4 4 4 4 4
Average Rating
0 comments • 2 ratings