Bok choy is a leafy green vegetable frequently enjoyed in North America and Europe, although it has been known as "Chinese cabbage" for many years. Bok choy became popular due to its versatility, as it can be enjoyed in soups, salads and stir-fry dishes. It is also commonly used in Chinese cuisine because it pairs well with chicken, pork and duck, along with soy sauce based dishes. Bok choy can be recognized by its large dark green leaves and firm white stalks. It has a slightly sweet flavor and is very crispy, much like cabbage. It is often served with Shabu-shabu (common dish in Korea) and is popularly used as a wrap and with salad vegetables. It is high in vitamin C, as 100g of bok choy contains 75% of that daily requirement. It is also very high in vitamin A, where 100g contains 149% of that daily requirement. Bok choy is sold fresh.
Sourcing & Selecting
Korean grocery market Chinese grocery market Oriental grocery market
You can use Napa Cabbage. However, the tastes might not be the same.
How to Measure:
1 cup shredded is about 70g. They decrease in size drastically when cooked.
Once purchased, store fresh bok choy in the refrigerator. After 3-4 days, it will begin to lose nutrients and flavor.
We recommend storing them in our Airtight Containers to lock in the flavors and nutrients longer.
The leaves and stalks should be separated or chopped off before washing, so that it can be thoroughly cleaned under running water.