Bok Choy (also known as boc choi, chinese cabbage, and pac choi) is the most common Asian green and perfect for stir-fries.  This member of the cabbage family grows in large heads with crisp white stalks and dark green leaves, the stalks and greens are edible.  Bok Choy is versatile, and excellent in soups, stir-fries, appetizers, and salads.  Rich with vitamins, Bok Choy is high in Vitamin A, C, and calcium.

Bok Choy

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Storage

Store unwashed in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  Bok Choy will last up to one week, but tastes best within the first few days.

Preparation

Wash thoroughly.  Remove tops, then slice in half.  Use a sharp knife to remove the membranes and seeds.  Slice and dice for use in recipes, or grill or roast halves for stuffing with meat or grains.  Add raw to salads or vegetable trays.  Kids love snacking on sweet peppers!  Saute with onions and garlic at to use as the base for savory dishes.  Add to pizza and pasta dishes.  Try roasting and removing skins for concentrated pepper flavor.