Bok Choy with Peanuts
A member of the cabbage family, bok choy is widely available in grocery stores and often found in Asian cuisine. Serve with steamed brown rice.
|Serves:||Makes 4 servings|
|Prep Time:||5 minutes|
|Cooking Time:||4 minutes|
|6||bunches baby bok choy or 1 large bunch regular bok choy||6|
|1 tbsp||peanut or vegetable oil||15 mL|
|¼ cup||peanuts||60 mL|
|1 tbsp||finely minced peeled ginger||15 mL|
|1 tsp||spicy Chinese chilli garlic sauce||5 mL|
If using baby bok choy, trim ends then slice in half or quarter lengthwise. Rinse thoroughly. If using regular bok choy, core, wash then slice into 2-inch (5 cm) thick pieces.
Heat 1 tsp (5 mL) oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium heat. Add peanuts and stir-fry until fragrant, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
Heat remaining oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add bok choy, ginger and salt. Stir-fry until bok choy is tender, 2 to 4 minutes, adding a little water if it starts to stick. Add chili garlic sauce and peanuts and stir-fry 1 more minute. Taste and add more chilli garlic sauce for a spicier side dish.