Bok Choy Recipes

Chinese Greens with Oyster Sauce
Photo: Paola + Murray

Bok choy, a Chinese cabbage, is tender and packed with nutrients, and also stands up well to heat—making it perfect for stir frying or grilling. These recipes include everything from peanut-flavored side dishes to an Asian-inspired frittata.

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Steamed Bok Choy with Mapo-Style Pork

Steamed Bok Choy with Mapo-Style Pork
© Con Poulos

This recipe is great for anyone looking to eat less meat. F&W's Justin Chapple makes crisp steamed bok choy the star, topping it with a modest amount of sweet-and-spicy mapo-style pork.

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Bok Choy with Black Bean Sauce

Bok Choy with Black Bean Sauce

For this stir-fry, Shawn McClain combines homemade chicken stock, Chinese fermented black beans and peanut oil.

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Teriyaki Shrimp and Bok Choy Stir Fry

Teriyaki Shrimp and Bok Choy Stir Fry

Quickly stir-fry shrimp, bok choy and homemade teriyaki sauce for a great 15-minute meal.

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Stir-fried Baby Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms

Stir-fried Baby Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms
© Dana Gallagher

Charles Phan prefers tender baby bok choy but if you can only find mature heads, separate the leaves from the stems, cut the stems into 1 1/2-inch pieces and stir-fry them separately so the leaves don't overcook.

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Bok Choy Chow Mein

Bok Choy Chow Mein

Fresh bok choy make this classic Chinese noodle recipe extra healthy and delicious.

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Asparagus and Bok-Choy Frittata

Asparagus and Bok-Choy Frittata
© KAREN MORDECHAI

When making an Italian frittata, don't limit yourself to traditional ingredients. The Asian flavors that fill this version offer a real change of pace. Cook the eggs on top of the stove or in the oven --but be sure to use moderate heat so they don't turn rubbery.

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Teriyaki Chicken Bok Choy

Teriyaki Chicken Bok Choy

This superfast stir-fry makes everything so easy: ground chicken promises even cooking, bok choy packs a nutrient-loaded punch and a homemade teriyaki sauce ups the flavor ante.

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Stir Fried Bok Choy with Peanut Sauce

Stir Fried Bok Choy with Peanut Sauce

Tender, nutrient-rich baby bok choy pairs perfectly with creamy peanut sauce in this quick side dish.

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Mongolian Beef and Baby Bok Choy Stir-Fry with Crispy Chow Mein Noodles

Mongolian Beef and Baby Bok Choy Stir-Fry with Crispy Chow Mein Noodles

This sweet and gingery beef becomes extra tender from marinating it in beer. Turn this meal into a party hors d'oeuvre by serving the beef in bite-sized pieces with toothpicks on top of the crispy noodles.

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Grilled Bok Choy with Braised Mushrooms

Grilled Bok Choy with Braised Mushrooms
Christina Holmes

Bok choy is usually stir-fried, but Bryant Ng char-grills it until it's smoky, tops it with deeply savory braised shiitake, then drizzles the dish with a ginger-scented oyster sauce.

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Bok Choy, Shiitakes, and Root Vegetables in Dashi

Bok Choy, Shiitakes, and Root Vegetables in Dashi
Eric Wolfinger

Dashi, a Japanese broth steeped with salty kombu and super-savory katsuobushi, is the foundation for this simple, nourishing soup from Eric Wolfinger. We love the combination of meaty shiitakes, sweet turnips, and crisp bok choy, but feel free to use any vegetables that are in season.

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Chinese Greens with Oyster Sauce

Chinese Greens with Oyster Sauce
Paola + Murray

Here’s the secret to craveable Chinese vegetables: boil them in a mix of water, soy sauce, and oil, then drizzle with sauce.

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