Asian Greens - Stir Fried
1 lb bunch of bok choi or pac choi
2 Tbsp oil – olive or safflower
1 clove garlic - pressed
1 Tbsp. fresh ginger - grated
1/2 C. vegetable stock
1 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari
1 tsp honey
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp sesame oil
2 tsp arrowroot or cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water
sesame seeds as a garnish
This is quick to prepare and makes a light side dish that may be served with any meal
1. Wash greens and chop stems into 2 inch pieces and coarsely chop leaves
2. Combine stock, soy sauce, vinegar into a small bowl.
3. Heat wok or large skillet to medium high heat. Add oil and when hot add garlic and ginger. Immediately add greens and toss greens to coat with oil and cook until just wilted. Add stock mixture and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until greens are tender but still bright in color.
4. Add thickener and allow sauce to bubble and thicken. Place in serving dish and sprinkle with sesame seeds and sesame oil. Serve immediately.