Asian style kale chips with spicy dipping sauce

Claire Gallam

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Getting your kids to eat anything green is probably not very easy. Skip the crying, the temper tantrums and the tears by turning a leafy green into a chip with these sweet, salty kale chips!

Kale chips and spicy dip

These baked leaves look healthy but taste just like their favorite salty snack. Serve these up with this slightly spicy dipping sauce for the perfect after-school snack or treat for their lunchbox!

Asian style kale chips

Serves about 6

Asian style kale chips

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch fresh kale
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash of ginger
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Wash and rinse kale. Cut leaflets into large chips.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the sesame oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic powder, ginger and salt and pepper. Add the kale chips and mix with your hands.
  4. Place the chips on the parchment paper (do not stack).
  5. Bake for about 10-15 minutes, or until crispy.

Spicy dipping sauce

Yields 1 cup

Spicy dipping sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon spicy mustard
  • 3/4 cup oil (we used grape seed)
  • 1/4 cup sriracha
  • Dash of lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Place the yolk, vinegar, salt and pepper and mustard in a food processor and pulse until creamy. Gradually add the oil, one drip at a time, until thick and creamy. Don't add the oil all at once or the mixture will separate.
  2. Add in sriracha and lemon juice and blend until combined.

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for FabulousFoods.com and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.