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Sesame Bok Choy Recipe

Mild and crunchy, bok choy makes a great base for this flavorful stir-fry that also features baby corn, snow peas and carrots.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 bunch bok choy
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) whole baby corn, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup fresh snow peas
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce if desired and sesame oil until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. Cut off and discard root end of bok choy, leaving stalks with leaves. Cut green leaves from stalks. Cut leaves into 1-in. slices; set aside. Cut white stalks into 1-in. pieces.
  • 3. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry bok choy stalks and carrots in canola oil for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the corn, peas, garlic, ginger and reserved leaves; stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  • 4. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without oyster sauce) equals 76 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 356 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.