All of these delicious Asian bok choy recipes are sure to add some excitement to your meals.
Bok choy is a versatile vegetable that is often used in Asian cuisine.
It is a type of Chinese cabbage that is packed with nutrients and has a mild, slightly sweet flavor.
These recipes will give you plenty of ideas on how to use bok choy in your cooking, from soups and salads to stir-fries and more.
So, get ready to spice up your meals with these 20 recipes!
1. Stir-Fried Bok Choy
Simple, quick, and healthy – that’s Stir Fried Bok Choy!
This Asian side dish is packed with flavor and ready in 10 minutes.
The combination of garlic, ginger root, soy sauce, maple syrup, water, and rice wine vinegar creates a rich glaze that coats the bok choy.
The contrast of textures — tender greens on the inside yet crispy on the outside — plus the sweetness from the maple syrup makes this an irresistible pick!
2. Seared Baby Bok Choy with Ginger Garlic Sauce
Just imagine a plate of tender and juicy baby bok choy, seared to perfection.
It’s the perfect side dish for any meal!
Not only is it super easy to make, but you can also drizzle a delicious ginger garlic sauce on top for an extra punch of flavor.
Did I mention that this recipe only takes 30 minutes or less?
With just a few simple ingredients like sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, scallions, and ginger, this dish will soon become your go-to.
Put your chef’s hat on and give it a try tonight!
3. Tofu and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
Once you take a bite of this tofu and bok choy stir-fry, you’re sure to be hooked!
The texture of the tofu is so satisfying, it’s crispy on the outside yet light and fluffy on the inside.
And that flavorful sauce really takes it to the next level – sweet, and sticky with a hint of heat.
Plus there are crunchy vegetables and nuts in every bite.
To get that perfect flavor balance, I always use three key ingredients – soy sauce (or Tamari for gluten-free), rice vinegar, plus honey, or any other sweetener for that extra touch of sweetness.
And don’t forget to include all your favorite veggies like garlic cloves and red chili peppers too! Serve this stir-fry over coconut rice for a delicious vegan meal!
4. Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy
When the weather is cold and your immune system needs a boost, there’s nothing like a hot bowl of Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy.
This Asian-inspired soup is packed with flavor and nutrients to help you feel better fast.
The star ingredients that give this soup its zing are fresh ginger, garlic, green onions, shallots, and red pepper flakes.
And everything comes together perfectly in a broth made from chicken stock and soy sauce.
Plus it only takes 20 minutes to make!
5. Korean-Style Bok Choy (Bok Choy Namul)
Anything that is both healthy and delicious deserves a spot in your cooking routine!
This Korean-style bok choy dish is easy to make, packed full of flavor, and only requires 10 minutes of your time.
It’s the perfect side dish for any Asian-inspired dinner!
What makes this bok choy so special?
A combination of soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, gochujang (Korean chili paste), cornstarch, and sugar will give it an unbeatable savory flavor.
Try this simple recipe and you’ll be hooked in no time on Korea’s favorite vegetable dish.
6. Miso-Glazed Bok Choy
Just because you’re eating vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy delicious Asian side dishes!
This Miso-Glazed Bok Choy is so flavorful and takes only a few minutes to prepare.
It combines the tasty sweetness of miso paste with the slight tang of rice vinegar — plus, it has an optional crunch from sesame seeds.
You can easily whip up this dish in no time, even if you don’t have all the ingredients on hand — since these five pantry staples are probably already stocked in your kitchen.
Plus, it’s great served over noodles or fluffy rice — yum!
7. Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon with Baby Bok Choy
Salmon is one of my favorite dinner staples.
It’s full of rich flavor and incredibly healthy, what’s not to love?
This Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon is a breeze to make and the perfect dinner for busy nights.
With just a few simple ingredients, including wild-caught salmon, baby bok choy, and my secret sauce made with honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil you’ll be able to whip this up in no time!
Did I mention it only needs one pan?
Talk about minimal dishes!
Plus it’s served over your choice of quinoa or rice – bonus points all around!
8. Spicy Beef And Bok Choy
If you prefer to spice things up in the kitchen, this Spicy Beef and Bok Choy dish are for you!
It’s a flavor-packed, one-pan meal that will make dinner time exciting again.
The secret ingredient that brings it all together?
Dried red chiles!
Don’t be afraid to experiment with different levels of heat.
You don’t have to break out too many ingredients either – grab some sirloin steak, bok choy, onion, garlic, ginger, and fish sauce.
The rest can stay in the pantry!
9. Braised Mushroom with Bok Choy (香菇菜心)
I feel like mushrooms get a bad rap!
This Braised Mushroom with Bok Choy recipe is out to prove that mushrooms are delicious and deserve a place on your table.
The shiitake mushrooms have an amazing meaty texture, while the bok choy adds some crunchiness.
They make a flavorful side dish to so many meals.
Plus, it takes only 10 minutes to get it on the table.
Just mix together oyster sauce (or vegan substitutes), dark soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil for that delicious braising liquid before adding the mushrooms and bok choy.
And don’t forget to finish off with a bit of cornstarch mixed with water for extra thickness!
10. Baby Bok Choy with Shrimp
Still not too sure what to make for dinner tonight?
This Baby Bok Choy with Shrimp is an easy and delicious option!
It’s ready in the blink of an eye, and you only need three ingredients.
That means less time spent in the kitchen, and more time doing things you love.
The bok choy stays crisp-tender as it quickly sautés with garlic and shrimp.
Just a pinch of salt finishes this dish off perfectly!
11. Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy
Not everything has to take hours in the kitchen!
This Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy dinner recipe is a breeze.
Just 15 minutes and you’ve got a delicious and healthy meal.
Flavorful yet light, this Asian-inspired dish combines chicken, crisp bok choy, carrots, and green onions with a sweet and spicy sauce.
If you love simple recipes that pack in the flavor, this one is for you!
12. Chicken Bok Choy Soup
If you don’t mind a little heat with your soup, then this Chicken Bok Choy Soup is for you!
It’s tasty and full of fresh vegetables like kale, mushrooms, bok choy, garlic, and onion.
And it’s spiced up with a little bit of cayenne pepper.
Plus it’s keto-friendly and made in an Instant Pot so it comes together quickly and the flavors really pack a punch.
This hearty soup will definitely become one of your go-to recipes when you want something healthy that still tastes delicious.
13. Garlicky Asparagus Mushroom and Bok Choy with Noodles
This dish requires only a little prep, making it perfect for busy weeknights.
But don’t be deceived — the flavors are anything but bland!
The combination of garlicky mushrooms, asparagus, and bok choy with noodles is delicious and comforting.
And if you like things spicy, just add more sriracha to the sauce.
Plus, this dish can easily be made vegan-friendly by swapping out the egg for tofu or your favorite plant-based protein substitute.
14. Bok Choy Salad
It’s always nice to have a fresh and light salad on the dinner table.
This bok choy salad is just what you need!
It has a bright flavor that won’t weigh you down with all those heavy ingredients.
The combination of baby bok choy, shredded carrots, and spicy radishes will make your taste buds tingle.
And the sesame-soy vinaigrette ties it all together nicely.
You’ll be having seconds in no time!
15. Spicy Tahini Noodles with Bok Choy
Spicy and creamy?
Delicious and satisfying?
We’ve got a match made in heaven!
Introducing my Spicy Tahini Noodles with Bok Choy — an Asian-inspired vegan dish that takes 20 minutes to make.
It’s loaded with flavor, thanks to the combo of sriracha, tahini, and garlic.
This veggie-packed dinner also has plenty of fresh herbs, including cilantro and green onions, plus sesame seeds for crunch.
And it all comes together on a bed of delicious linguine noodles.
It’s so good you’ll be licking your bowl clean!
16. Bok Choy & Wild Mushroom Soba Noodle Soup
Something magical happens when you combine bok choy, mushrooms, soba noodles, and miso.
You get this amazingly flavorful soup that’s perfect for any day of the week!
It’s creamy, comforting, and surprisingly easy to make.
Plus it’s vegan and gluten-free too!
This delicious bowl of goodness comes together in no time — all you need is 30 minutes or less.
So don’t hesitate to add it to your regular meal rotation!
17. Korean Bok Choy Kimchi
My mind starts racing with all the flavor combinations when I think about Korean bok choy kimchi!
It’s that perfect mix of sweet, salty, and spicy.
The freshness from the crunchy baby bok choy combines with all these other ingredients to create a symphony in your mouth.
You can make this delicious side dish in just 10 minutes.
It’s a great way to add some pep to any meal!
18. Spicy Dan Dan Noodles with Bok Choy & Crunchy Chili Oil
Don’t tell anyone, but I have a spicy secret.
These Dan Dan Noodles with Bok Choy & Crunchy Chili Oil are my guilty pleasure.
Part of the allure is that it’s so easy to make in 30 minutes.
The bold and complex flavor comes from an array of spices, including Sichuan peppercorns, star anise, and red pepper flakes — do not skimp on these!
The secret ingredient?
Unsalted roasted peanuts add a crunchy texture.
Throw in some bok choy for good measure and you’ve got yourself a delicious Asian-style feast.
19. Bok Choy Fried Rice
When nothing beats the craving for delicious and nutritious fried rice, look no further than this bok choy version!
It’s full of crunchy vegetables and can be tailored to fit whatever you happen to have in the fridge.
Plus, it sneaks some extra greens into your meal.
I use coconut oil and sesame oil for flavor, plus freshly minced ginger and garlic for an extra kick.
I like mine with chicken but feel free to make it vegetarian-friendly if you wish!
One bite and you’ll be hooked — so give this recipe a try tonight!
20. One-Pot Asian Meatballs with Bok Choy and Peanut Sauce
Although you may think that One-Pot Asian Meatballs with Bok Choy and Peanut Sauce is a little out there, let me tell you it’s totally worth trying.
You can’t beat the sweet and savory combo of pork meatballs with bok choy in a flavorful peanut sauce.
It has hints of ginger, green onion, sesame oil, and soy sauce — plus dark brown sugar for sweetness.
The key to making these succulent little balls of flavor is combining three different types of ground pork with chopped green onions and garlic!
Then mix them up into bite-sized morsels so they are full of flavor in every single one.
Serve this dish over steamed rice or noodles for a tasty meal your whole family will love.
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20 Easy Asian Bok Choy Recipe Collection
- Stir Fried Bok Choy
- Seared Baby Bok Choy with Ginger Garlic Sauce
- Tofu and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
- Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy
- Korean-Style Bok Choy (Bok Choy Namul)
- Miso-Glazed Bok Choy
- Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon with Baby Bok Choy
- Spicy Beef And Bok Choy
- Braised Mushroom with Bok Choy (香菇菜心)
- Baby Bok Choy with Shrimp
- Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy
- Chicken Bok Choy Soup
- Garlicky Asparagus Mushroom and Bok Choy with Noodles
- Bok Choy Salad
- Spicy Tahini Noodles with Bok Choy
- Bok Choy & Wild Mushroom Soba Noodle Soup
- Korean Bok Choy Kimchi
- Spicy Dan Dan Noodles with Bok Choy & Crunchy Chili Oil
- Bok Choy Fried Rice
- One-Pot Asian Meatballs with Bok Choy and Peanut Sauce
- Pick your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
- Prepare all of the required ingredients.
- Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less.
Hi, I'm Benjamin. I love cooking, long walks, and my girlfriend! Here you’ll find simple and delicious recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less.