Do you fry or boil pak choi?
Also known as ‘bok choy’, the broad green leaves, which taper to white stalks, are crisp and crunchy. Uses: Boiled, steamed or stir-fried, there are many uses for this versatile vegetable with both leaves and stalks imparting their own subtle flavours.
Do you use bok choy leaves in stir fry?
Bok choy can vary in flavor, size and color. Varieties with larger leaves work great for salads and soups, and those with narrower heads are perfect for stir-fry meals.
What part of pak choi is edible?
It has a round tender white bulb on the bottom with long celery looking stalks and dark leafy greens on top. The entire vegetable is edible and can be enjoyed either raw or cooked.
What is pak choi stirfry?
(9) 10 min. 3 reviews. Bok choi is stir fried in a wok with soy sauce, lots of garlic, a pinch of sugar and sesame oil for a quick, Chinese-inspired vegetarian side dish.
Why is pak choi good for you?
Bok choy contains vitamin C, an antioxidant known for fighting free radicals. It may help to reduce the risk of damage to your skin caused by the sun, smoke, and pollution. Vitamin C also plays a role in your body’s natural collagen production and may help to fight signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles.
Can I eat pak choi raw?
The texture of both leaves and stalks is crisp, and the flavour is somewhere between mild cabbage and spinach. If very young it can be eaten raw in salads, but is best when briefly cooked.
How long do you stir fry pak choi?
Add garlic and stir fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add pak choi and cook for 30 seconds. Season with soy sauce, sugar and salt and stir fry for 1 minute.
How do you make pak choi curry?
Method. Heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan or wok until very hot. Quickly add the ginger, followed by the chilli and garlic. Then immediately add the pak choi stalks and quickly stir. Cook for 1 minute then add the leaves and stir until just wilting. Remove from heat. Add a pinch of salt, then a shake…
How do you cook pak choi with sunflower oil?
Heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan or wok until very hot. Quickly add the ginger, followed by the chilli and garlic. Then immediately add the pak choi stalks and quickly stir. Cook for 1 minute then add the leaves and stir until just wilting.
What is pak choi?
This stir-fried pak choi recipe shows you how to cook it very quickly in a wok, using very simple Asian ingredients. This dish is a great accompaniment to any Asian-style dish and is full of healthy green nutrients. I will use the terms Pak choi and Bok Choy to refer to the same thing in this post.