Stir Fried Bok Choy
Source: The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen
- 1 pound young bok choy
- 2 tablespoons chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon oyster flavored sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons thin soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons corn starch
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 3 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 2 ginger slices
- 1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled
preparatiSeparate the bok choy into stalks. Wash in several changes of cold water and drain thoroughly in a colander. Trim 1/4 inch from the bottom of each stalk. Halve each stalk lengthwise and cut stalks and leaves into 2-inch-long pieces. In a bowl, combine the broth, oyster sauce, soy sauce, corn starch, and sugar.
Heat a 14-inch flat-bottomed wok or skillet over high heat until hot but not smoking. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil and ginger, and stir-fry 10 seconds or until ginger is fragrant. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil, bok choy, and garlic, and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes, or until leaves are just limp and bok choy is bright green. Restir the broth mixture and swirl into wok. Stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until the sauce has thickened slightly and coats the vegetables. Serve immediately.