Perfect Produce - Bok Choi

By: Perfect Produce  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Vitamins a

Shanghai Bok Choi is thought to be the oldest of Asian greens and has been cultivated in China since at least the 5th Century. It is a member of the Chinese cabbage family, but it is smaller and has wider leaves.

Bok Choi’ce is succulent and crunchy - It is the most irresistible member of the cabbage family.


  • Mild taste is a little similar to spinach or silverbeet.
  • Can be eaten on its own or in other dishes such as stir-fries and soups.
  • Also known as "baby bok choi."
  • Shanghai bok choi is available throughout the year.
  • Select firm stalks with crisp, fresh leaves.
  • Best eaten when fresh.
  • Store in the refrigerator, in plastic for 2 to 3 days.


  • No fat, no cholesterol and rich in Vitamins A & C.


  • Steam, sauté or stir-fry Bok Choi’ce (2-3mins) or mix into a salad.

Keywords: Vitamins a

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