How do Asians eat bok choy?
It quickly cooks, especially baby bok choy, and is commonly sautéed with garlic, chili flake, and soy sauce. Bok choy is classically used in Chinese and Japanese cooking, and is a great addition in stir-fry, curries, and soups. You can also cut it thinly and add it to salads, as you would any cabbage.
Which is the most recommended method for cooking bok choy?
I prefer the dry-heat methods like stir-frying and sauteing as they create the best contrast of texture while the browning process adds a new dimension of flavor. This allows bok choy to truly shine. Whole pieces of baby bok choy or halves cook in about 5 to 7 minutes.
How do you cook bok choy so it’s not bitter?
If you find bok choy to be too bitter, try blanching it before cooking. Bring a pot of water to a boil, then add the halved or cut bok choy. Cook for 30 to 45 seconds or until tender and bright. Cooked bok choy will last 3 to 5 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.