Cook with Bok Choy

Cook with Bok Choy

bok choyBok choy is a wonderful vegetable to be added to various recipes. We have seen its benefits in the article http://nutrihealth.in/food/health-benefits-of-bok-choy/. So lets have a look at the recipes

Bok choy soup

Servings- 1

Ingredients

  • bok choy– 50g washed and cut longitudinally
  • low sodium soy sauce- 1 tsp
  • chicken stock- 1-2 cups
  • chopped garlic- one tsp
  • egg whites-1-2 nos/ boiled corn- 2 tsp
  • olive oil- 1tsp
  • pepper and salt to taste

Method

  • Add one teaspoon of olive oil in a wok.
  • Add the chopped garlic and saute.
  • Add the bok choy and saute till it softens and is cooked.
  • Add the stock and soy sauce and boil well.
  • Add the egg whites in a thin stream into the hot soup.
  • Add pepper and salt to taste.

Stir fry with bok choy

Servings-1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of shredded boiled chicken/tofu
  • Spring onions- 25g
  • jullienes of peppers, carrots etc
  • bok choy- 50g washed and cut longitudinally
  • olive oil- 1 tsp
  • low sodium soy sauce- 1 tsp
  • whole wheat noodles- 25g boiled
  • Chopped garlic and ginger- one tsp
  • red chilli flakes- 1/2 tsp
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • sesame seeds- 1/2 tsp

Method

  • Add olive oil in a wok. Once the oil heats up, add the garlic and ginger and saute.
  • Add the bok choy, peppers and carrots and saute with soy sauce, pepper, salt and chilli flakes.
  • Add the chicken/tofu and the noodles and saute well.
  • Sprinkle spring onions and sesame seeds and serve.

Enjoy cooking with bok choy!!!!

 

Sanjana M Shenoy is a A dietitian from Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Having worked as a Dietitian for the Manipal Group of Hospitals namely KMC hospital Mangalore, India.She is also a consultant for corporate's like Infosys and others, conducting talks and presentations for various associations and local television shows.She consults at her Diet and Nutrition clinic "Nutrihealth" in Mangalore.Also is a visiting consultant to various hospitals in and around Mangalore and also runs an active online consultation.

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