Soy and Ginger Glazed Baby Bok Choy


This dish is a great way to add some extra veggies to your meal. It is simple to make and can be served with rice or noodles. The baby bok choy is glazed with a soy and ginger sauce, and is then cooked until tender. You can also add other vegetables to this dish, such as mushrooms or peppers. If you are looking for a healthier option, you can use low sodium soy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 8 heads baby bok choy, halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Method

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, water, honey, and red pepper flakes.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the bok choy and cook for 2-3 minutes, until slightly wilted.
  3. Pour in the soy sauce mixture and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the sauce has thickened and the bok choy is tender.
  4. Stir in the green onions and sesame seeds. Serve with rice or noodles.

Potential changes & improvements

If you want to add more vegetables to this dish, you can try mushrooms, peppers, or broccoli. You could also use chicken or shrimp instead of the bok choy. For a healthier option, you can use low sodium soy sauce.

What other food it works well with

This dish goes well with rice or noodles. You could also serve it with a side of steamed broccoli or roasted potatoes.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is to overcook the bok choy. If you cook it for too long, it will become mushy. Another mistake is to not cook the sauce long enough. Be sure to cook the sauce until it has thickened.

Nutritional Information

This dish is high in vitamins A and C. It is also a good source of iron.

Allergens

This dish contains soy and sesame.


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