Think of mild-flavored, juicy bok choy stir-fry as an invitation to experiment in the kitchen. It's especially good with earthy mushrooms. Thoroughly drying the bok choy before cooking ensures that you don't end up with a watery sauce.

Robin Bashinsky
Recipe by Health May 2016

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves: 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim leafy greens from bok choy; chop greens and reserve. (You should have about 2 cups.) Cut stalks into 1-inch pieces. Discard root ends.

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  • Heat a large cast-iron skillet or wok over high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add bok choy stalks and onions. Stir-fry until just softened, about 2 minutes. Add reserved greens, soy sauce, sugar and chili. Stir-fry until liquid has thickened, about 1 minute. Transfer mixture and sauce to a serving bowl. Top with cashews, radish slices and sesame seeds; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 2g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 1g; iron 3mg; sodium 420mg; calcium 45mg.
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