Heat saute pan over medium-high heat. Add oil. Tilt pan upwards, creating a little pool of oil at the bottom, with that portion over the flame. Oil will start to bubble when hot. Add garlic cloves and cook for 3-4 minutes or until slightly golden.
When garlic is golden, place pan flat over heat and reduce to medium. Add currants, sunflower seeds, red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine.
When currants plump (about 2 minutes), add kale and a pinch of salt. Stir to coat kale.
Kale will wilt when done (about 6) minutes. Make sure kale, currants, sunflower seeds and garlic cloves are combined well. Remove from heat.