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Sauteed Baby Bok Chop Recipe with sesame seed
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Sauteed Baby Bok Choy Recipe

This healthy, fresh Sauteed Baby Bok Choy serves well as a midweek side dish to accompany any protein. Easily prepared in less than 15 minutes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 121kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Pack of Baby Bok Choy; about 5 – cut in halves
  • 4 tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic Paste or 4 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 3 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 2 tbsp. Water
  • 1 tbsp. Lite Rice Vinegar
  • Roasted Black Sesame Seeds Optional

Instructions

  • Wash the stalks to remove any dirt. Next, slice the baby Bok choy in halves and place them in large plate or bowl.
  • In a small bowl, prepare the sauce in which you will use to cook the vegetables. Mix together the Worcestershire sauce, salt, and garlic. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil and add the Bok Choy stalks to the hot oil face down. Cook on high heat for about 6-8 minutes uninterrupted or until they start to brown.
  • Once the vegetables are brown, turn them over and pour the sauce over the vegetables and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Sprinkle with black sesame seeds and serve warm. Enjoy!

Notes

COOK’S BOK CHOY TIPS AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

  • When cooking the stalks, do not overcrowd the pan as this will bring down the temperature. Cook the stalks in batches spreading them in an even layer. Transfer to a plate. When the sauce is added, return the stalks back to the pan to coat.
  • How to store Boy Choy? Store Bok Choy easily as any vegetable. Place them in a zip lock bag and place them in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • The darker or the more golden brown the stalk are the better as it will enhance the flavors of the vegetable.
  • Where to buy Bok Choy? You can purchase Bok Choy in large supermarkets or International markets. They are very popular as most major food stores will carry them.
 
***Calories are estimated per serving***

Nutrition

Serving: 6Servings | Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.4g | Protein: 1.1g | Fat: 11.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.5g | Sodium: 246.6mg | Potassium: 154.1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1.5g | Vitamin A: 10.6IU | Vitamin C: 37.4mg | Calcium: 8.2mg | Iron: 9.4mg