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Baby Pak Choi with Oyster Sauce

Vegetables
Category
Vegetables

Easy
Difficulty
Easy

Total Time
Total Time
Prep 10 M / Cook 15 M

Servings
Yield
2 Servings

Grace Teo
Grace Teo   thegraceteo
Published on December 26, 2013

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Ingredients

1 tbsp
oil
1
shallot(s)  
3
pak choi
oyster sauce

Background

I absolutely enjoy this recipe as it is just so simple and fast to prepare. Pak choi is one of my favourite leafy vegetables. After a long day at work, this is the to-go vegetable dish that can be whipped up without fuss. Shallots can be substituted with crispy fried minced garlic according to preference. For an extra whiff of aroma, drizzle a bit of sesame oil after pouring the oyster sauce.

What is pak choi?

A type of Chinese leafy cabbage which is popular as a dish of it's own or sometimes added to rice or noodles. Sometimes known as Shanghai green cabbage, it does not need much effort to cook.

Oyster sauce vegan substitube

Oyster sauce is not vegan or vegetarian. For a vegetarian or vegan opting, use mushroom sauce to replace oyster sauce. Mushroom sauce can be found at Asian grocers

How to cook pak choi?

A simple stir fry, blanching or steaming will do to cook the vegetable. Season with some soy sauce or oyster sauce, as per this recipe for taste.

Other vegetables

Vegetables like lettuce or choi sam (Chinese flowering cabbage) can also be used as a substitute to pak choi.

Baby Pak Choi with Oyster Sauce is also known as: Chinese Blanched Vegetables

Steps

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Step 1/3

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 shallot(s)  

Fry sliced shallots until crispy. Set aside.

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Step 2/3

  • 3 pak choi

Rinse pak choi and cut them lengthwise into 4 parts. Using the same pan, boil some water and blanch pak choi for about a minute.

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Step 3/3

  • oyster sauce

Place pak choi on a plate and pour some oyster sauce on them. Sprinkle fried shallots on pak choi.

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