Braised Baby Bok Choy

By: Nick Stellino

Ingredients

8 small of baby Bok Choy cut in half, ends trimmed
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Add water to a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add the Bok Choy, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pot and steam the vegetables for 8-10 minutes.
  2. Place the Bok Choy in a bowl filled with ice and cold water. Keep it there until it cools down. Strain the Bok Coy and dispose of the water.
  3. Pour the olive oil and the red pepper flakes in a sautè pan and cook over high heat for 1 minute. Add the Bok Choy and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to your liking, then serve.