Picked up fresh bright green baby boy at the farmers market and new that a homemade Asian inspired dish was on the menu!
But what is boy choy?
Bok choy is part of the cabbage family, mainly used in Chinese cuisine. They are vegetables, and they come in two different sizes, a regular and baby. The baby version I made is called Shanghai. Shanghai bok choy has wide, jade colored stalks shaped like soup spoons and has mild and sweet flavor compared to the regular version.
What I made
I made a version of a simple teriyaki chicken with baby bok choy and garlic. I love the taste of the baby bok choy since it so sweet and tender when it cooks down.
In a large bow add the Chicken breast or boneless thighs cut into small pieces 1/2 cup bottled teriyaki sauce and salt and pepper . Let marinate while the boy choy cooks through first.
Slice the 3 garlic cloves and the boy choy length wise. Saute in olive oil until soft. Add in the raw marinated chicken and sauce and mix well until chicken is done.. Serve on it’s own or with white rice.