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!

Cut the tough white ends off the baby bok choy

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy

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.
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Course: Side
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Bok choy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 218kcal


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dark sesame oil*
  • 2 tbsp shallot diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes more, if you want a little more heat
  • 1 1/2 lbs baby bok choy cleaned and ends trimmed
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar*
  • 1/4 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


  • Heat oils over medium-high heat.
  • Add shallot, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until soft, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the bok choy, soy sauce, vinegar and stock and cook until soft, about 6 - 8 minutes.
  • Place in serving dish and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.


Calories: 218kcal
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