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Garlic & Sesame Baby Bok Choy

Julie Wunder
Baby bok choy is a yummy and versatile veggie! I make mine as a sautéed baby bok choy with garlic and sesame. It’s an easy baby bok choy recipe anyone can master!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asain
Servings 4
Calories 51 kcal


  • 2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4 heads baby bok choy, separated
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable, canola or coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic, 4 cloves
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1-2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil


  • Toast the sesame seeds over low heat until light golden brown.
  • Warm vegetable oil (canola or coconut oil) in a large sautee pan over low-medium heat, add the garlic and chili flakes and cook until just fragrant. Be careful not to burn the garlic.
  • Add the bok choy and try to coat all the leaves with the garlic and oil. Turn up to medium and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the broth and stir for 3-5 minutes or until the broth evaporates/ cooks into the bok choy.
  • Remove from heat and toss with the sesame seeds and sesame oil. Start with less sesame oil and adjust to your taste.


Calories: 51kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 345mgPotassium: 17mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 10716IUVitamin C: 107mgCalcium: 274mgIron: 2mg
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