Frieda's Shanghai Bok Choy

Overview

What is a Shanghai Bok Choy?

  • Shanghai Bok Choy is a special Baby Bok Choy variety with smooth spoon-shaped leaves and pale green stalks. Like regular Bok Choy, it’s entirely edible and excellent in stir-frys, braised, roasted or grilled. It has a mild, sweet cabbage-like flavor.

How to Eat

  • Braise whole in broth or sauté with sesame oil. Halve and grill or slice thin and add to soups, cold noodle salads and slaws.

Health Benefits

  • Rich in vitamins A and C.

How to Choose

  • Choose fresh-looking heads.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate in plastic and use within 5 days.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they Grown?

  • Product of Mexico and U.S.A.

Recipes

Grilled Shanghai Bok Choy with Garlic Ginger Dressing

Grilled Shanghai Bok Choy with Garlic Ginger Dressing Ingredients 3 garlic cloves, finely minced (or pressed through a garlic press) 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil … Continue reading

Warm Shanghai Bok Choy Salad

Warm Shanghai Bok Choy Salad Ingredients: 4 cups Shanghai Bok Choy, (about 4-5 each) chopped (stems and leaves) 1 cup fresh beansprouts 1 cup shredded red cabbage Dressing: 6 slices of bacon 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons water 1 … Continue reading

Ginger Beef Potstickers

Ginger Beef Potstickers Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped Napa cabbage, Shanghai bok choy, or green cabbage 1/2 pound ground beef, pork, or lamb 3 green onions, minced 1/2 cup finely shredded carrot 1/4 cup canned water chestnuts, peeled and chopped … Continue reading