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Bok Choy Stir-Fry

A vibrant and nutritious dish that's as satisfying as it is simple: Stir-Fried Bok Choy. Bursting with flavor and loaded with health benefits, this quick and easy stir fry is a go-to favorite for busy weeknights or leisurely weekends alike.

Bok choy, a member of the cabbage family, takes center stage in this dish, boasting an array of nutrients including vitamins A, C, and K, as well as calcium, potassium, and fiber. Its mild flavor pairs perfectly with the savory notes of garlic and sesame oil, while the sesame seeds add a delightful crunch.

Plus, this versatile recipe can be easily customized to suit your taste preferences and dietary needs. Whether you're a stir fry aficionado or a newcomer to Asian-inspired cuisine, this bok choy stir fry is sure to become a staple in your kitchen repertoire. 

Bok Choy Stir-Fry


- 2 heads of bok choy, cleaned and chopped

- 3 garlic cloves, minced

- 2 tablespoons sesame oil

- 2 tablespoons soy sauce

- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

- 2 spring onions, chopped (for garnish)


1. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.

2. Add minced garlic and cook for about 30 seconds until fragrant.

3. Add chopped bok choy to the skillet and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the leaves start to wilt.

4. Pour soy sauce over the bok choy and continue to stir-fry for another 2 minutes until the stems are tender but still crisp.

5. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the stir-fried bok choy and toss to combine.

6. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with chopped spring onions.

7. Serve hot as a side dish or over rice as a main course. Enjoy your delicious stir-fried bok choy!


  • Protein Power: Add cooked chicken, shrimp, tofu, or beef strips to make it a heartier meal.

  • Spice it Up: Kick up the heat by adding sliced chili peppers or a drizzle of chili oil.

  • Nutty Twist: Incorporate toasted peanuts or cashews for an extra crunch and nutty flavor.

  • Asian Fusion: Experiment with different sauces such as teriyaki, hoisin, or oyster sauce for a unique twist on traditional flavors.

  • Vegetarian Delight: Make it completely vegetarian by omitting the meat and adding extra veggies like bell peppers, mushrooms, or snap peas.



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