Cooking Chinese Vegetables (Shanghai Bok Choy Wok Stir Fry) Traditional Chinese Cooking


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Easy and delicious recipe to cook Chinese Vegetables. Shanghai Bok Choy is a Chinese Vegetable for stir fry. A little ginger and garlic and a few condiments like soy sauce and sesame oil make this Chinese vegetable a real treat for everyday cooking. Recipe is below:

Shanghai Bok Choy Stir Fry

6 stalk Shanghai Bok Choy
6 slices ginger
6 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons cooking oil + 2 tablespoons more
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon Chinese oyster sauce
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cornstarch i n 1/4 cup water

Cut each stalk of Shanghai bok choy lengthwise into quarters. If you wash the Shanghai bok choy, make sure you dry them so they can sear when cooking.

Preheat a wok or pan at medium heat. Add 3 tablespoons oil. Add ginger and garlic pieces. Briefly stir fry. Turn heat setting to high. Add Shanghai bok choy. Briefly stir fry for about 1 minute. Add sesame oil, light soy sauce and oyster sauce. Briefly stir fry to mix in ingredients. Add water. When water comes to a boil, thicken the sauce with solution of 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water. Serve the Shanghai bok ghoy on a nice plate. If you like, you can drizzle a little more oyster sauce on the Shanghai bok choy just before serving.
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