Sesame pak choi

Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Add a taste of the Orient to a main meal with this tempting side-dish

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal83
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.44g
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Ingredients

  • 9 pak choi
    Pak choi

    Pak choi

    pak-choy

    This member of the cabbage family has a number of different names, including bok choy, horse…

  • 2 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed and finely chopped
  • 1 mild green chilli, seeded and finely chopped
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce (optional)

Method

  1. Cut a thick slice from the pak choi root to separate the leaves. Rinse and drain.

  2. Heat the groundnut oil in a large wok over a medium heat and add 1 tbsp sesame oil, the garlic, chilli, fish sauce (if using) and pak choi. Toss until coated and clamp a pan lid over them. Reduce the heat and cook for 3-6 minutes, tossing occasionally, just until the leaves have wilted (the stalks should be tender-crisp).

  3. Add the rest of the sesame oil and salt. Toss the leaves and serve immediately.

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Comments (8)

Dash's picture

Excellent. I only had two pak choi so I halved the other ingredients. Still a little bit too liquid to be honest but a good range of lovely flavours. I'd reduce the oil and fish sauce next time but still very very good.

catie74's picture
5

Way too addictive. This is delicious. You will need to make double because I portion isn't enough.

palmersuzy's picture
5

Made this last night for dinner with friends. Very quick, to do and delicious to eat. I will be making this again.

reevey's picture

How simple but soooo tasty. Great accompaniment to any dish. Didn't need any additional seasoning as far as I'm concerned.

last edited: 10:32, 18th Oct, 2013
kbuchnea's picture
5

Lovely flavour. I had mushrooms that I needed to use up, so I threw them in with the pak choi. They absorbed the flavours and were so delicious. Will definitely make again!

carmelegan's picture

I cooked this and everyone really enjoyed it, even non-veg eaters!

yellow242's picture

This is a super dish and goes very well with Spiced Thai Crap Cakes and a mixed fried rice

ellecantere's picture
5

This was very popular, although a little oily for my taste - but thats probably just me, so easy however, i will be doing it again.

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