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Stir-Fried Shanghai Bok Choy

This side dish is spicy, crisp and delicious. If you are cooking for someone who isn’t wild about the idea of eating their green veggies, try this baby out on them…

Makes 2-3 servings

Ingredient List: 

2-3 tablespoons avocado oil
2-3 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon finely minced fresh ginger
generous pinch crushed red pepper flakes
sea salt
5-8 baby bok choy, rinsed well, stem tips trimmed, quartered
Mirin or sweet white wine
Toasted sesame oil

Step By Step Instructions: 

Place oil, garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes in a skillet and turn heat to medium. As soon as the garlic begins to sizzle (do not burn), add a pinch of salt. Arrange bok choy in skillet. Season lightly with salt and sauté until greens wilt and turn a deep green, about 2 minutes. Drizzle with mirin or wine and cook, stirring for 1 minute more. Transfer to a serving platter, drizzle lightly with sesame oil and serve immediately.