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Bok Choy

Submitted by on January 5, 2009 – 4:35 amNo Comment | 8,788 views

Ingredient Name: Bok Choy or Chinese Cabbage
Traditional Chinese Name: 白菜 (báicài)
What is this?
  • Bok Choy is part of the cabbage family and is often called chinese cabbage
  • It has thick, white stalks and dark green leaves that have a round shape
  • Bok choy is available as mature bok choy or baby bok choy
  • It is often used in a variety of Asian dishes (the Koreans use this for kim-chi)
  • Fresh bok choy has a good shelf life of up to a week in the fridge

How do I prepare it?

  • Wash thoroughly with cool water (bok choy usually has a lot of sand and dirt in them)
  • Remove any wilted or yellow leaves

Where can I buy this?

  • You can buy fresh bok choy from most supermarkets

What is the cost?

  • Fresh bok choy is very affordable and costs around $1.50 – $2.00 CAD per 20 stalks

Any benefits?

  • Bok choy is a good source of calcium, vitamin C, and is high in antioxidants
  • It is a high fibre and low calorie vegetable
  • It is sustainable in growth in a variety of weather conditions and therefore can easily be grown almost anywhere in the world

Any precautions?

  • You must soak and clean this product prior to consumption to remove any pesticides and dirt


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