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Braised Bok Choy

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 mintes
  • Cook Time: 3 mins
  • Total Time: 6 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Asian Inspired


  • 23 bunches of baby bok choy
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce (sub coconut aminos if Whole30/Paleo)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon ghee or butter (plant-based butter works)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (omit if you don’t want spice)


  1. Cut off ends of bok choy and then cut in half lengthwise.
  2. Soak leaves for a minute or two to remove dirt and grime; rinse.
  3. In large saute pan, add chicken stock, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, butter and red pepper flakes.
  4. Bring to boil and stir to mix.
  5. Add bok choy leaves and cover; reduce heat to simmer.
  6. Turn after 1.5 minutes.
  7. Remove after another 1.5 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.

Keywords: braised bok choy