Grilled baby bok choy

A summery side dish that’s full of flavour!

I love the taste and texture of bok choy but also appreciate it because it’s a great source of potassium and other nutrients. While this versatile vegetable is a family favourite in stir fries, I decided to try something new recently. In the summer, I’m always looking for new side dishes to serve with grilled fish and meat so this was a timely (and delicious) experiment. I’ll be making this again, often.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) freshly-squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sambal Oelek (chili-garlic paste) or Sriracha (or more, to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon very finely minced or grated fresh ginger root
  • 8 baby bok choy, rinsed and halved lengthwise

Method

  • In a large, broad bowl, whisk together soy sauce or tamari, vinegar, oils, lemon or lime juice, Sambal Oelek or Sriracha and ginger.
  • Add bok choy and toss to coat; let sit for 1 hour (or refrigerate for up to 6 hours).
  • When ready to cook, preheat barbeque to medium-hot (375F).
  • Place bok choy, cut sides facing up, on heated grill. With a spoon or silicone brush, drizzle any marinade remaining in the bottom of the bowl over the bok choy.
  • Let cook 3 – 4 minutes then turn over and cook 3 – 4 minutes more until lightly charred but still tender-crisp. Serve immediately.

Serves 6.

About Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I play with words and with food. I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. I'm also an enthusiastic explorer of faraway lands and cuisines.
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2 Responses to Grilled baby bok choy

  1. Barbara Smith says:

    On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 8:32 AM Constantly Cooking wrote:

    > Paula Roy posted: “A summery side dish that’s full of flavour! I love the > taste and texture of bok choy but also appreciate it because it’s a great > source of potassium and other nutrients. While this versatile vegetable is > a family favourite in stir fries, I decided to try” >

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