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Sautéed Baby Bok Choy


Baby bok choy is fairly easy to find in today’s grocery stores. Two – three bunches serves four.

Ingredients & prep:

  1. 2-3 bunches bok choy, cut off  bottom of the bulb just far enough up so the individual stalks separate

  2. extra virgin olive oil

  3. 1/2 tsp kosher salt

  4. 1 med to large shallot, finely diced (substitute 2 cloves minced garlic)

  5. 1/2 fresh lemon

  6. optional to add some spice, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

  7. Par-boil (the partial boiling or steaming of food in order to later finish cooking it) the bok choy for about 4 minutes on the stove or in the microwave in covered dish with a little water.

  8. With bok choy slightly tender, cut into thick strips, about 1 inch across.

  9. Heat  a few TBS olive oil in a saute pan on medium.

  10. Add finely diced shallots (or garlic) and saute for a 1 to 2 minutes (do not brown).  Sprinkle 1/2 tsp  kosher salt.

  11. Add bok choy strips to pan and toss around, saute for 2 to 3 minutes.

  12. Optional: sprinkle red pepper flakes and toss with bok choy.

  13. Turn off heat and squeeze 1/2 lemon over pan in saute.Sprinkle a little kosher salt, serve and enjoy!


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