Stir-fried bok choy with sesame seeds
Toasted sesame seeds add lots of crunch and flavour to this easy Asian side dish.
2 tbsp(s), raw
1 tbsp(s), grated
Uncooked bok choy
6 cup(s), sliced crosswise 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch thick
¼ pinch(es), freshly ground
- Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sesame seeds and cook until lightly toasted, shaking pan frequently, about 2 to 3 minutes; transfer seeds to a shallow dish and set aside.
- Heat oil in same skillet over medium-low heat. Add ginger and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
- Add bok choy, salt and pepper; stir-fry over medium-high heat until bok choy is tender, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle in sesame seeds and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving bowl. Yields about 2/3 cup per serving.
If you like your food spicy, use crushed red pepper flakes instead of black pepper.