Sauteed Baby Bok Choy

Our love affair with Asian Cuisine continues, and this Sauteed Baby Bok Choy is as good as your favorite Chinese Restaurant…really!

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy recipe

And the wonderful thing about this dish is that is so simple to make.  Just trim the ends off the baby bok choy, and then saute for only a matter a minutes, along with the incredible Asain aromatics (available now in the Asian section of most major supermarkets), and you’ll have authentic Sauteed Baby Bok Chow on your table in no time at all!  So good!  100% Loon Approved!

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy
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This sauteed baby bok choy is such a wonderful side dish to everything from grilled salmon, to roasted chicken, and of course favorites such as Kung Pao Shrimp or Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry. So simple, yet so satisfyingly good. Find baby bok choy at many supermarkets, or farmer's markets, or Asian food markets.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2 - 4
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil*
  • 2 tablespoons shallot, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (more, if you want a little more heat)
  • 1½ lbs baby bok choy, cleaned and ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar*
  • ¼ cup chicken stock (or vegetable stock)
  • White and black sesame seeds, for garnish*
  • *Available in the Asian section of most supermarkets, or at an Asian market
  1. Heat oils over medium-high heat.
  2. Add shallot, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until soft, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the bok choy, soy sauce, vinegar and stock and cook until soft, about 6 - 8 minutes.
  4. Place in serving dish and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  5. Enjoy!


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