- KNOW YOUR VEG
leafy greens are a popular Chinese vegetable that
are similar to bok choi and spring greens. Pak choi
has pretty paddle-shaped dark green crisp and crunchy
leaves with a thick creamy stalk and a mild flavour.
Choose fresh-looking pak choi with bright green, tender
leaves, avoid any that is yellowed or wilting.
How To Use Pak Choi
choi is served cooked and both the leaves and stalk
can be eaten. It can be served as an accompanying
vegetable or included in vegetable, meat or fish
How To Prepare Pak Choi
thoroughly and trim the stalk and slice it into
slightly smaller pieces. If stir-frying pak choi
trim the leaves into even-sized pieces.
How To Cook Pak Choi
choi can be steamed or stir-fried. To steam, place
the prepared leaves and stalks in a steamer and
cook for 2-3 minutes or until just tender. To stir-fry,
heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan or wok and cook
over a high heat for 2 minutes, stirring often.
For added flavour, steam or fry pak choi with fresh
ginger and soy sauce.
How To Store Pak Choi
in the fridge for up to 5 days.
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