Stir-fried Sesame Bok Choy

Bok Choy

Bok choy is one of the many vegetables that I always have in my fridge. It is such a versatile vegetable. I can use it in soup and stir-fried with noodles or with other vegetables. One simple way of cooking bok choy is to stir-fry it with just the basic aromatics.

Stir-fried sesame bok choy is just one of the many vegetable dishes that I normally cook for my family during Easter week. It is so fast and easy to make. The addition of sesame oil gives this simple dish its aromatic smell and taste.

Stir-fried Sesame Bok Choy

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 3-4 servings

Stir-fried Sesame Bok Choy


  • 1 lb shanghai bok choy
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • Sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • ½ teaspoon sugar


  1. Trim and discard the rough bottoms from the bok choy. Rinse and pat dry.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the sauce. Set aside.
  3. Heat a wok or a large skillet. Add the oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add the garlic and stir-fry until fragrant.
  4. Add the bok choy and stir-fry for 2 minutes, until crisp tender.
  5. Add the sauce mixture and cook for 30 seconds. Turn off the heat and drizzle with sesame oil. Transfer to a serving plate.
  6. Enjoy!


Recipe source: The Chinese Takeout Cookbook


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