Because the vegetable side dish echoes the robust flavors in the entrée, it's best to serve minimally seasoned rice with this meal. (Serves 4)
Flank Steak with Hot Peanut Sauce
Glazed baby bok choy*

Steamed short-grain rice
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* Bring 1/3 cup water to a boil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 pound halved baby bok choy; cover and cook 4 minutes. Remove bok choy from pan. Wipe pan clean with paper towels. Heat 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil in pan over medium heat. Add 1/2 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger and 1 minced garlic clove; cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce, and 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce; cook 1 minute. Return bok choy to pan; toss to coat.