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Braised Baby Bok Choy


  • 1 c chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 bunch baby bok choy, trimmed
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil


Bring broth and butter to a simmer in a deep large heavy skillet. Arrange bok choy evenly in skillet and simmer, covered, until tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer bok choy with tongs to a serving dish and keep warm, covered. Boil broth mixture until reduced to about 1/4 cup, then stir in sesame oil and pepper to taste. Pour mixture over bok choy.

Based on a recipe from Gourmet, October 2000