Baby Bok Choy
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This item was last sold on : 03/02/20
Baby bok choy has 3"-4" inch long, green leaves with characteristic succulent white stems. The texture is tender and mild and is known as "white cabbage" in Asian countries. The petite bok choy offers a sweeter flavor than the mature bok choy with a taste comparable to Swiss chard.
Baby bok choy is available year-round.
Also known as bak choi, paak choi, Chinese chard cabbage and Chinese mustard cabbage, bok choy is member of the cabbage family, Brassica chinensis. Chinensis varieties do not form heads, rather they grow leafy blades much like celery and mustard.
Like other cabbage, baby bok choy is an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of vitamin A, contains several minerals, and is low in calories. This nutritious green is ideal roughage to aid digestion.
Best-cooked whole, the stems and leaves of baby bok choy may be boiled, steamed, sautéed or braised. Add its mild taste and tender texture to stir-fries, stews and soups. Its subtle flavor pairs well with poultry, beef, shellfish, lamb or pork. Use as a substitute for cabbage
Bok choy is native to China and especially popular in Asian cuisine. Its name is derived from the Chinese name for "soup spoon" because of the shape of its leaves.
Recipes that include Baby Bok Choy. One is easiest, three is harder.