How to Roast Bok Choy?
I love a good healthy Chinese vegetable and one of my favorite recipes is garlic bok choy.
If you are looking for an easy, quick and healthy vegetable for daily consumption, look no further than bok choy, oven roasted in an oven.
When you don’t want to cook up a storm in the kitchen, oven roasting is the way to go.
To make this dish keto friendly, I came up with some recipe ideas. This roasted bok choy is hassle free, with a delicious sesame soy dressing. In the recipe card below, you will learn how to cook boy choy in 10 minutes by roasting it in the oven.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can You Eat the Entire Bok Choy?
Bok choy are leafy greens with stems. The entire vegetable is edible, so you can eat the stems and leaves. Before cooking, you might want to trim off the tough chewy part of the bottom stems.
How Do You Clean or Prepare Bok Choy?
The easiest way to clean the vegetables is by soaking them in cold water, in a big bowl or container. This will remove the majority of the dirt from the leaves and stems. For stubborn dirt hiding in the inside stems, rinse it with cold running water.
How Many Calories per Serving?
This recipe is only 84 calories per serving.
What Dishes to Serve with This Recipe?
This meal is best served with a main dish. For a wholesome Chinese meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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- Preheat oven to 400°F (207°C).
- Clean and rinse the bok choy, trim off the stems at the bottom, slice and quartered. Prepare the dressing by combining the soy sauce, sugar, apple cider vinegar, sesame oil and sesame seeds. Stir to mix well, set aside.
- Toss the bok choy with the olive oil and black pepper. Arrange them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover the bok choy with aluminum foil to avoid the leafy leaves from burning. You may also turn the bok choy with the inside stems down to prevent burnt leaves.
- Roast in oven for 8 minutes. Transfer the bok choy to a serving platter, drizzle the sauce and serve immediately.
Serving Size3 people
Amount Per Serving Calories 84Total Fat 5.7gSaturated Fat 0.8gSodium 700mgCarbohydrates 7.2gFiber 1.6gSugar 5gProtein 3g