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Braised Bok Choy

59 Reviews
98% would make this recipe again

Also called «Chinese white cabbage», «pak choy», and «white mustard cabbage», this member of the cabbage family, cultivated in China since the fifth century a.d, is a mild, versatile vegetable with crunchy white stalks and tender, dark green leaves.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
100 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

2 small bok choy, cut in half lengthwise 400 g
2 green onions/scallions, thinly sliced
2 tbsp butter, unsalted 30 g
1/3 cup chicken broth 85 mL

Method

  1. Prepare the vegetables: cut each bok choy in half lengthwise (or into quarters if large) and thinly slice the green onions.
  2. Melt the butter in a sizable pan over medium-high heat. Add the bok choy and sauté 2-3 min until they start colouring, then pour in the broth and cook, uncovered, about 7 min, until the liquid is reduced and the bok choy is soft but al dente.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (230g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

100

Fat

9 g

14 %

Saturated 5.5 g
+ Trans 0.5 g

30 %

Cholesterol

20 mg

Sodium

230 mg

10 %

Carbohydrate

5 g

2 %

Fibre

2 g

9 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

89 %

Vitamin C

136 %

Calcium

18 %

Iron

12 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2
Good source of  :
Calcium, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B6
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables ½
Fats 1 ½

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59 Reviews (57 with rating only ) 98% would make this recipe again
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claforet
september 10, 2013

It was an okay recipe. Not my type of food. Wouldn't make it again.

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cemwebster
march 21, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

A bit bland. Needs some herbs or spices.

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Side dishes | Bone-healthy | Halal | High Calcium

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cemwebster
march 21, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

A bit bland. Needs some herbs or spices.

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claforet
september 10, 2013

It was an okay recipe. Not my type of food. Wouldn't make it again.

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