Garlic Bok Choy

Bok choy is a common vegetable found in Chinese cooking. Being a dark green leafy vegetable with a slight bitter taste, it is best eaten cooked, fried or in soup. Garlic bok choy is a popular side dish served with many chinese influenced dishes in Malaysia. It also goes well with white rice or noodles.


  • Fresh bok choy – 8 heads washed and cut in half
  • Garlic – 4 cloves chopped
  • Chicken stock – 1/2 cup
  • Soy sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Corn flour – 2 teaspoons
  • Black pepper – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon


  1. Heat the vegetable oil and saute the garlic on medium heat until the garlic becomes fragrant.
  2. Add the bok choy and stir fry for about one minute.
  3. Add the corn flour, soy sauce and black pepper into the chicken stock and mix.
  4. Add the mixture to the bok choy and stir until the sauce thickens and the bok choy are tender.
  5. Add the lemon juice and stir.
  6. Serve with rice or noodles.

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