Saturday, November 17, 2012

Bok Choy in Lemon Garlic Sauce

This Shanghai Style simple and tasty Bok Choy in Lemon Garlic Sauce serves as a good alternate for a thick soup or stew.  This dish requires minimal ingredients and can be accompanied with rice.

Servings : 2 people

15-16 Bok Choy leaves

For the Lemon Garlic Sauce:
1 tbspn Butter
1 tspn Garlic paste
3 tbspns Corn flour + Water
1 lemon juice
1 tspn Pepper powder
Salt to taste

For Garnishing: 
Fried Garlic flakes

Blanch the Bok Choy and set it aside.

Heat butter in a pan. Add garlic paste and saute for a minute. Dilute the Corn flour in water. Pour the mixture in the pan. Ensure to stir it continuously to avoid lumps. Add some water to adjust the consistency. Add some salt and pepper powder to taste. Then add the fresh lemon juice. At the end, add the blanched Bok Choy leaves into the sauce. 

Garnish it with fried Garlic flakes and serve hot.

Ensure to stir the corn flour slurry continuously to avoid lumps. 
You may use vegetable stock instead of water. 

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  1. A healthy dish with Bok Choy!

  2. Never cooked bok choy this way,very interesting.

  3. sounds healthy ,delicious and new to me...
    Thx. for sharing :)

  4. nice clear soup. Loved the fried garlic in butter over it. have posted the dink ladoo recipe with a shoutout for you.
    Loved Ash.

  5. Looks yum and well explained....

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  6. Soup looks inviting.Superb.
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