Learn how to cook bok choy or baby bok choy vegetable in the microwave – this recipe only takes 3-5 minutes. No pan or wok needed.
Why cook bok choy in the microwave:
- No pan or wok needed
- Takes 3-5 minutes
- Use less cooking oil
- Bok choy retains bright green color and is perfectly cooked
- You can cook any vegetable this same way….not just Asian vegetables.
- Bok choy, baby bok choy, tat choi
- cooking oil
- Asian sesame oil (optional)
How to cook bok choy in the microwave recipe:
Separate each leaf. Cut each in half, separating the stem from the leafy greens. Put the stems on the bottom of a microwave-safe dish. Place the leaves on top.
Cover. Microwave 2 minutes, mix well. Season with some salt and drizzle cooking oil all over. Mix again. Microwave at 1 minute increments until done. Finish with a drizzle of Asian sesame oil.
Step by step – cook bok choy in the microwave video:
You can use most any Asian vegetable. Wash, trim stems from the leafy greens. This is the easiest and fastest way to cook Asian vegetables!
baby bok choy, bok choy, vegetables
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 50 kcal
Asian sesame oil
Wash and trim the bok choy leaves. Cut each leaf in half, separating the tougher stems from the leafy greens. Place stems first into a microwave safe bowl. Place leafy greens on top.
Cover and microwave for 2 minutes. Mix well, season with salt and cooking oil. Mix again. Microwave 1 minute increments until done (you can give the bok choy a good mix after each minute).
When done, drizzle with Asian sesame oil.
How to cook bok choy or baby bok choy in microwave recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 5067IU101%
Vitamin C 51mg62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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