Sunday, May 23, 2010
Stir-Fried Bok Choy
I believe that the most delicious and enjoyable recipes are often the simplest. I love making food that's quick enough to create after a long day and easy enough that you don't have to worry about hunting down the recipe. In my kitchen, garlic, ginger, and onions are my allies. I've found these to be key ingredients for adding quick flavor without a lot of effort. It also helps to keep a few fresh herbs and spices on hand. And then voila! Before you know it, you're eating delicious food and spending more time on what matters -- eating it with those you care about. To me, that's the best part of any meal!
If you're a soy sauce person, you can also add a little to suite your tastes. I left it out of this batch. This goes perfect with some tofu or a grain dish like quinoa or brown rice.
Serves 1 hungry person (or 2 as a side dish)
1 tbsp sesame oil (olive oil also works well)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups chopped baby bok choy
1/2 tsp fresh ginger, minced
salt & pepper to taste
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute. Add bok choy and cook 3 to 5 minutes, until greens are wilted and stalks are crisp-tender. Season, to taste, with salt and black pepper.