Try this simple baby bok choy recipe with a super tasty sauce that’s ready in minutes. This dinky cabbage can be steamed or sautéed to create many healthy and tasty dishes. Bok choy is easily found in markets and is sold in several shapes and sizes under the name bok choy, ranging from tiny baby bok choy to the larger size cabbages that are perfect for soups.
What You Need To Make A Baby Bok Choy Recipe
15-20 BABY BOK CHOY
HOT PEPPERS (finely chopped, to taste)
2 Tbsp GINGER (finely chopped)
5-7 cloves GARLIC (finely chopped)
½ cup HOISIN SAUCE
1-2 Tbsp OLIVE OIL for sauteing
How To Cook Baby Bok Choy
Wash the bok choy; bok choy tends to hold dirt around the stem bottoms, so soak and wash thoroughly.
Slice the bok choy lengthwise into even halves.
Steam bok choy for 3-4 minutes. Do not overcook. The stalks are fairly thin and do not require much steaming to soften them, and you don’t want the leafy tops to become overdone; by not
over cooking, you’ll preserve a crunchy texture in the stalk as well as more of the nutritional value.
In a skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat. Add hot peppers, ginger, and garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add the hoisin sauce and mix well.
Add steamed bok choy to the skillet and toss with the sauce until well coated.
If desired, top with toasted sesame seeds or crushed peanuts–it’s very tasty that way–but I like it just as well without.
This dish makes a complete meal when served with a rice or quinoa side.
Hope you like it! It’s well worth giving baby bok choy recipe a try.
Give this dish a go and let me know what you think, and bon appétit!
And for another delicious bok choy dish, try this Bok Choy Soup Recipe.
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