Baby Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Garlic

This quick and easy recipe for stir-fried Baby Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Garlic delivers a restaurant-quality side dish full of savory and umami flavors!


– ½ lb of baby bok choy – 2 tsp of canola or vegetable oil – 2 cloves garlic minced – ½ Tbsp of soy sauce – ½ Tbsp of Chinese mushroom sauce – Sesame seeds for garnish – Salt and pepper – Optional: crushed red pepper flakes to taste

INSTRUCTIONS Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Prepare a bowl of ice water. When the water comes to a boil, add the bok choy, and cook for one minute. Drain the bok choy, transfer to the ice bath to stop the cooking, and when cool, drain again, and dry with a clean towel or paper towelsl.

Heat the oil in a skillet over high heat. Add the garlic, and stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the bok choy and toss to coat, cooking and stirring until just beginning to brown, 2-3 minutes.

Add the soy sauce and mushroom sauce, stir to coat and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Transfer to a serving dish, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle sesame seeds over as a garnish.