Bok Choy Stir Fry

bok choy stir fryBok choy or Chinese cabbage is one of those leafy vegetables which not only makes your dish taste wonderful but also packs it up with its goodness. Though of Asian origin, bok choy is now available at markets worldwide. Bok choy provides you with a wide range of varieties to choose from. Whether you opt for the white petioles varieties or the green petiolate ones, they will turn your dish into delectable gastronomic indulgence. Add these crispy wonders to stews, salads and stuffings and enjoy the difference it brings to your dish. One of the most popular ways to enjoy bok choy is by stir frying it in a piquant, tangysauce. The crispness of the leaves creates magic with the flavours of ginger and garlic while the tangy sauce acts as a nice tease for your palate. The overall outcome is an entree for your dinner which is not only yummy to taste but also ridiculously easy to make. Throw in shrimp or chicken in the dish and turn bok choy stir fry into a non-vegetarians’ delight. Bok choy stir fry is a rich source of minerals, vitamin A, B complex, C and K as well as contains certain antioxidants. So while you treat your taste buds with bok choy stir fry, you are actually creating a shield in your body against cancer, heart and inflammatory ailments and Alzheimer’s disease. Bok choy stir fry is an ideal dish for all the weight watchers owing to its minimal calorie content. So pleasure yourself with this Asian delight and celebrate well being.

Bok Choy Stir Fry
4 - 6
  • • 4 cups bok choy, sliced
  • • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • • 1 tsp sugar granules
  • • Salt to taste
  1. • Sauté the bok choy, ginger and garlic in heated oil over medium heat.
  2. • Season with a dash of salt and pepper and continue tossing it for about 3 minutes.
  3. • Pour in soy sauce, cornstarch and sugar to the vegetable broth and mix well until it is free of any lumps.
  4. • Transfer the mixture to the stir fried leaves and cook it until they become tender and the sauce attains a thick consistency.
  5. • Serve hot to enjoy its flavours to the fullest.


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