5 Minute Bok Choy

5-Minute Bok Choy With Garlic & Ginger

This 5 minute bok choy is ideal for all you veggie lovers out there. We love it for lotsa reasons: it’s quick, garlicky, and it can be eaten alone as it is, or as a side dish.

You’ll find bok choy in most supermarkets these days, and while many people don’t know how to cook the vegetable you will see just how simple it is. If you can’t find it, the same recipe would work using either spinach or broccolini.

This is the latest in our series of tasty recipes that feature just 7 simple ingredients. They are all super tasty and easy to make by people of any cooking ability.

Cooking really doesn’t get much easier than this…

5 Minute Bok Choy: Ingredients

  • Bok Choy
    Garlic
    Chillies
  • Ginger
  • Onions
  • Soy Sauce
  • Green Onions

Slice up the onions, red chillies (leave the seeds in!), garlic and ginger.

Heat a large pan to a medium heat and add some sunflower or olive oil. Fry off the onions for about 1 minute, until they start to soften.

Add in the chillies, ginger and garlic and keep them stirred for a further 2 minutes.

Make sure to have washed the bok choy before adding!

5 Minute Bok Choy recipe

Place it into the pan. It will wilt quickly and shouldn’t take more than 2 minutes to cook.

Add a small amount of soy sauce…

Pop a lid on the pan for the last minute of cooking, so that the vegetables absorb all those lovely flavours from the steam.

5 Minute Bok Choy

Slice up the green onions as thin as you possibly can and add them to the pan.

5 Minute Bok Choy recipe

Serve the dish immediately while still piping hot.

5 Minute Bok Choy

This 5 minute bok choy recipe will quickly become a staple recipe for a tasty veggie dish.

5 Minute Bok Choy

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Niall Harbison
Niall Harbison

Niall is an international entrepreneur who has worked within the tourism and hospitality industries for more than 20 years. He started his career in the kitchen, with a 10-year stint as a private yacht chef cooking for billionaires, including a position as Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen's personal chef. Niall then moved into the digital media world to become a founder of several lifestyle publications. He continues to write about his core passion: food.

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