Bok Choy with Black Bean Sauce

Stir-fry bok choy, carrots and celery for just a couple minutes before adding a simple black bean sauce in this quick dish. Slideshow:  Quick Side Dishes 

Bok Choy with Black Bean Sauce
Photo: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Total Time:
15 mins
2 to 4


  • 1 pound baby bok choy

  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed or canola oil (or other high flashpoint oil)

  • 1/2 medium onion, diced

  • 1 tablespoon grated or minced fresh ginger

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 cup diced carrots

  • 1/2 cup sliced celery

  • 1 tablespoon black bean sauce


  1. Trim the ends of the bok choy. Wash, pat dry with paper towels, and then set aside.

  2. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the oil, and then add the onion, ginger, and garlic. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until soft.

  3. Stir in the carrots and cook for about 3 minutes or until tender.

  4. Stir in the celery, black bean sauce, and bok choy. Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the bok choy is just wilted. Serve warm.

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