Recipe courtesy of Kam Wah Chui

Kam's Baby Bok Choy

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons canola oil

One 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

4 pounds baby bok choy, cut into small florets 

1 tablespoon sugar 

1 teaspoon chicken powder 

1 teaspoon salt 


  1. Heat 1/4 cup of the canola oil over high heat in a large skillet. Add the ginger and cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Add the bok choy and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons canola oil, the sugar, chicken powder and salt. Pour in 1 cup water, then cover and steam for 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and transfer to a warmed platter to serve.

Cook’s Note

Chicken powder can be found at specialty Chinese grocery stores.