Choy Sum (Asian Greens) with Garlic Sauce

If you can’t find choy sum, whole baby bok choy makes a fine substitute.

Choy Sum (Asian Greens) with Garlic Sauce Choy Sum (Asian Greens) with Garlic Sauce
If you can't find choy sum for this easy Asian greens recipe, whole baby bok choy makes a fine substitute.
Yield: serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 12 lb. choy sum
  • 1 tbsp. peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp. coarsely chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce

Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, trim ends from choy sum. Blanch greens in the water until just tender, about 1 minute. Drain greens and set aside on a plate.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or a skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook until lightly browned, 1–2 minutes. Add soy sauce and 1 tbsp. water; cook for 1 minute. Pour garlic sauce over greens.