Bok Choy Fried Rice

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I got to accept that this is the first time I am cooking with Bok Choy. Will I use it again? Absolutely yes!  Found this great book in my library called ‘Wild about greens’ (https://www.amazon.com/Wild-About-Greens-Delectable-Collards/dp/1402785887). This book has several vegan recipes with all different types of greens that I have never heard or seen before. I will be working on quite a few recipes from this book and passing it along to you. This is such a simple recipe that utilizes loads of Bok Choy without overpowering flavors. Try this out and let me know how you and your family liked it.

Preparation time – 15 mins
Cooking time – 30 mins
Difficulty level – easy

 

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Ingredients – (serves 4-6)

  • Basmati Rice – 1 cup (Could use brown rice or brown basmati)
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic – 2 cloves (finely minced)
  • Baby Bok Choy – 3 (Stalks thinly sliced and leaves chopped)
  • Orange bell pepper (or any colored) – 1 medium (cut in thin strips)
  • Green peas (fresh or frozen) – ½ cup
  • Scallions – 3 (thinly sliced)
  • Grated ginger – 2 tsps
  • Sesame oil (I used dark) – 2 tsps
  • Reduced sodium soy sauce – 3 tbsp
  • Crushed red peppers – 1 tsp (or could use freshly ground black pepper)
 Bok Choy
 
 
Bok Choy (Chopped)
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Procedure –

  • Cook the rice following directions based on what kind of rice you are using. Spread it on a wide plate and let it cool down.
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  • Heat the oil in a stir fry pan. Add the minced garlic, chopped Bok Choy and sliced bell pepper and sauté on medium high heat for about 6-8 mins.
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  • Now add the peas and scallions and stir fry for 4 more minutes.
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  • Add the sesame oil, crushed red peppers and the soy sauce. Stir well to combine.
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  • Add the cooked rice and continue to cook the mixture for 2 to 3 more minutes, stirring frequently. At this point check for seasoning and add more soy sauce or pepper if needed.
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  • Serve hot!
Notes –
Try the dish with different varieties of rice to make it fancier. My next trial is going to be with wild rice. What is your pick?
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24 thoughts on “Bok Choy Fried Rice

  1. Sandyha, thanks for your comment on Carole's Chatter. To be added to my email list you will need to let me have your email address – I can't get it from your comment or even reply to your comment because you show up as a no reply blogger – so just let me have your email address and I'll send you the Food on Friday reminders. Cheers

  2. I cook Bok Choy,but never thought of fried rice with it…sure,I will use it with rice next time…
    thanks for linking with my event..Nice clicks too..

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