Stir-Fried Bok Choy

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10 min


4 adult servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 5 minutes
Stir-Fried Bok Choy

Photo: Maya Visnyei

This stir-fried bok choy recipe is so easy to make and your kids will love the flavour of hoisin sauce. Serve alongside tofu for a vegetarian dinner.


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 large red sweet pepper , thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 lb Shanghai bok choy , trimmed, washed and patted dry
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan on high. Add red pepper and garlic and stir-fry for 1 min. Add bok choy and cook 2 to 3 min or until beginning to wilt.
  • Add water, cover wok and let steam for 2 min or until tender-crisp. Cook until almost all liquid has evaporated.
  • Add hoisin sauce and toss to coat. Serve over steamed brown rice with Sesame and Sweet Chili Tofu.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 96,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 102 mg.


If you can’t find mini bok choy, halve or quarter the baby ones, or slice a large one into thick ribbons.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent March 2014 issue.