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Add full flavour to any meal with this spicy and flavorful side dish. Bok choy is an incredibly versatile side dish that’s easy to pair with most dishes This bok choy recipe is very easy to cook while packing in flavour from a soy and sesame sauce blend, chilli flakes, garlic and ginger. If you’ve never cooked with bok choy, now is the time! It’s an easy-to-find, cabbage-like veggie common in Asian cuisine.

Makes 4 Servings 

What You Need 

Sesame Ginger Bok Choy Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger 
  • 8 heads baby bok choy 
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil 
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon water 
  • ¼ teaspoon chili flakes 
  • sesame seeds for garnish 

How to Make the Sesame Ginger Bok Choy Recipe

  1. Combine sesame oil, soy sauce, water and chili flakes in a small bowl. Set aside. 
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet and cook the garlic and ginger until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. 
  3. Mix in the whites of the bok choy and cook 3-4 minutes. Add soy sauce mixture and leaves and cook 2 minutes more or until heated through and leaves are gently wilted. 
  4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve. 

Nutrients per serving

96 Calories 
9 g Carbohydrates
4 g Protein
5.8 g Fat
2.4 g Fibre 

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