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About: Bok Choy, also known as Chinese cabbage, is a member of the brassica family. Bok Choy is the chinensis variety of Chinese cabbage and has smooth, dark green leaf blades. It does not form a head as does the Pekinensis variety (also known as Napa Cabbage). Bok choy is an amenable vegetable- it can be roasted, boiled, steamed, stir-fried, microwaved, deep fried or eaten raw! You can also freeze bok choy.

Nutritional Information:  1 cup shredded bok choy contains 63% DV Vitamin A, 52% DV Vitamin C, and 7% DV Calcium.  It is considered to be a very good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.  (Source:  Read More...

Storage: Place unwashed bok choy in loosely closed plastic bag and refrigerate. Bok Choy is more perishable than cabbage.

Tips: The entire head can be eaten! Cut stalks along the diagonal and cut across the leaves. 

QuickFix: Use Bok Choy as a substitute for cabbage. Shredded baby Bok Choy is a nice addition to salads. 

Recipes: Wilted Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Cashews, Crunchy Bok Choy Salad, Roasted Baby Bok Choy, Grilled Bok Choy