Chinese stir fried pak choi

    10 min

    Bok choi is stir fried in a wok with soy sauce, lots of garlic, a pinch of sugar and sesame oil for a quick, Chinese-inspired vegetarian side dish.

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    Serves: 3 

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons rapeseed oil
    • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 500g pak choi
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar, or to taste
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 4 tablespoons water or stock
    • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Heat a wok over medium heat. Add oil and allow to get hot. Add garlic and stir fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add pak choi and cook for 30 seconds. Season with soy sauce, sugar and salt and stir fry for 1 minute.
    2. Pour water into the wok; cover and simmer until leaves are dark green and stems are tender, but still firm, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; drizzle with sesame oil and season with pepper.

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    Really good, and so simple!!  -  14 Jan 2019  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    My whole family wanted seconds! Delicious. No changes to recipe needed. I could’ve eaten the whole bowl. I served it with pan fried cubed tofu and sushi rice for a fantastic vegan meal!  -  03 Oct 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I used peanut oil and tossed half w/sesame oil, half w/ oyster sauce. Delicious ! Like you (should) get in a restaurant.  -  06 Aug 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)