How to Cook Bok Choy

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 Learn how to cook bok choy with this easy step-by-step tutorial!


  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 pound baby bok choy, sliced in half lengthwise, rinsed, drained, and patted dry.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Mix the soy sauce, mirin, and miso paste, and keep stirring until the miso paste has dissolved. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok over medium high heat, add sesame oil, and swirl the pan to coat it evenly.
  3. Place the bok choy halves, cut side face down, and cook for 2 minutes without moving them around.
  4. Flip the bok choy and cook for an additional minute and add the sauce.
  5. Stir quickly to coat the bok choy, turn the heat off and transfer to a plate.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve.


Leftovers: Keep refrigerated in an airtight storage container for up to 2 days.

To store or freeze bok choy, please refer to the instructions written above this recipe.

Keywords: vegetarian, dim sum, pak choi, pok choi, appetizer

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