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Baby Bok Choy with Cashews Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 2 Tbsp . olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onions , including some of the greens
  • 3 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh chopped ginger
  • 5-8 baby bok choys , rinsed, larger leaves separated from base, base trimmed but still present, holding the smaller leaves together
  • 1/4 lb shiitake mushrooms , wiped with a damp towel, stems trimmed and sliced
  • 1 tsp . dark sesame oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped , roasted, salted cashews


  1. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan on medium high heat.
  2. Add onions, garlic and ginger, stir together and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms and sautee 3-4 minutes more.
  4. Then add bok choy.
  5. Sprinkle with sesame oil and soy sauce and a small pinch of salt.
  6. Cover, and let the baby bok choy cook down for approximately 3 minutes. (Like spinach, when cooked, the bok choy will wilt a bit.)
  7. Remove cover. Lower heat to low.
  8. Stir and let cook for a minute or two longer, until the bok choy is just cooked. Serve over rice