Try this Vegetarian Korean Bok Choy Stir-Fry tonight!

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Korean Bok Choy Stir-Fry - Vegetarian - High Protein - One Dish Meal
Korean Bok Choy Stir-Fry – a high protein Vegetarian One Dish Meal that comes together quickly and completely satisfies.

While living in Minnesota, I discovered that I love Korean Bok Choy Stir-Fry.  Since we enjoyed so many local restaurants, I rarely cooked.  Most of the time, I did not want to brave the Minnesota weather.  Luckily, our favorite Asian diner, Satay 2 Go, delivered!  Corrine and her family ensured we never lacked for a sumptuous variety of delicious Malay, Korean, and Asian food options. We ate there so often, they knew us on a first-name basis!

Learn to make a delicious Korean Bok Choy Stir-Fry. Vegetarian | High Protein | One-Dish MealNow that we live in our small hometown on the southeastern Gulf Coast, we miss the restaurant selections. Of course, we have Chinese take-out, but they aren’t anything special. The food from take-out places so closely resembles one another that it’s impossible to tell them apart.  I am also disappointed by the limited Japanese food choices. Bangkok Garden is an excellent Thai restaurant, but is not just a hop, skip, and jump away. It’s all the way on the other side of town.

That’s about it. It’s a small town. We have no glamorous restaurant options, so guess who has had to get up off her lazy duff and cook more often? Yeah… this girl. To my delighted surprise, I enjoy it!

Bok Choy Stir-Fry

I’ve exhausted the internet trying to recreate Corrine’s recipes, but many of them call for ingredients that are difficult to source in this sleepy town. I was, however, able to piece together a delicious Bok Choy Stir-Fry. While I found inspiration in Korean Bibimbap, this recipe is not a true rendition of that dish, but it’s still delicious.

If you try it, be sure to leave me a comment and let me know how you liked it!

Korean Bok Choy Stir Fry

  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

This Korean-inspired stir-fry is as colorful as it is delicious. This eye-pleasing vegetarian main-dish is a filling meal and my family just can’t get enough!

  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 TBSP Sesame oil
  • 1 TBSP Sesame Seeds
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup green onions, sliced, whites and tops separated
  • 1/4 pound carrots, julienned
  • 1 zucchini, sliced lengthwise
  • 8 oz sliced Portabella mushrooms
  • 12 oz Bok Choy, sliced (substitute spinach if you can't find Bok Choy)
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 TBSP Sriracha
  • 2 TBSP Soy Sauce
  • 4 eggs

Prepare rice according to package directions.

Heat sesame oil in large pan. Add sesame seeds and garlic and saute for till garlic is softened.

Add green onion whites, carrots, zucchini, mushrooms, bok choy, and bell pepper to pan. Saute till they are done - about 5-10 minutes. Stir in brown rice Sriracha, and Soy Sauce.

While vegetables are cooking, fry eggs to liking.

Spoon vegetable mix into bowls. Top with fried egg and green onion tops. Serve with extra Sriracha and soy sauce to taste.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 348
  • Fat: 10 grams
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Happily married to the love of my life. It's just us, our 5 cats, and our beautiful woods. I'm loving living back in the Florida panhandle being close to family. I love cooking, living a healthy lifestyle, taking care of our cozy home, and trying new things.

We enjoy hosting parties and my husband and I are both avid gamers. You can find me on PS4 as SunshineFlaGirl. We also play tabletop RPGs and eurogames.


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Alicia Taylor

Happily married to the love of my life. It’s just us, our 5 cats, and our beautiful woods. I’m loving living back in the Florida panhandle being close to family. I love cooking, living a healthy lifestyle, taking care of our cozy home, and trying new things.

We enjoy hosting parties and my husband and I are both avid gamers. You can find me on PS4 as SunshineFlaGirl. We also play tabletop RPGs and eurogames.

35 Comments

  • Hope

    March 28, 2017 - 5:09 pm

    I love korean dishes and this looks so tasty and healthy with all of the veggies in it!

  • Hannah Healy

    March 28, 2017 - 12:41 pm

    This looks so tasty and colorful. I appreciate you sharing your creativity.

  • Luci's Morsels

    March 28, 2017 - 11:25 am

    Yummy! This recipe is fantastic all around; easy to make, low calorie, and looks delicious! I may have to try this ASAP! Thank you for sharing this great recipe!

  • Kristina @ Love & Zest

    March 28, 2017 - 11:12 am

    I love a good stir fry, and this one looks super simple and delicous! My kind of meal!

  • Kate Veggie Desserts (@veggie_desserts)

    March 28, 2017 - 11:08 am

    This recipe sounds delicious and I love Korean flavours.

  • Beth Neels

    March 28, 2017 - 10:42 am

    My new favorite food is baby bok choy! Like you, we live in small town USA and there isn’t a decent Asian restaurant within 20 miles! It is fun to make yourself, though!

  • Tatanisha

    March 22, 2016 - 5:27 pm

    Yum! I love a good stir fry recipe, plus all of the veggies!!

  • Censie

    March 22, 2016 - 1:18 pm

    This would be a great recipe for my husband. He would love it. I will have to add it to our meal plan

  • Laura Funk

    March 22, 2016 - 11:44 am

    I put this on the meal plan this week. Pretty excited to try it

  • Tonya C

    March 22, 2016 - 10:01 am

    I live in MN too. I’ve never been to Satay 2 Go! I’ll have to check them out now.

    • Alicia Taylor

      March 22, 2016 - 7:40 pm

      I live in Florida now – but Satay 2 Go is in Burnsville/Apple Valley area south of the cities

  • laura

    March 22, 2016 - 9:45 am

    everyone loves stir fry and this one with all of the veggies would make everyone happy at dinner

  • Nicole Escat

    March 22, 2016 - 9:23 am

    This is my favorite dish in Korea! I really missed this Korean bok choy stir fry.

  • Mama to 5 Blessings

    March 22, 2016 - 8:30 am

    I have never had Korean food before. This looks delicious, nice and hearty!

  • Claudia Krusch

    March 22, 2016 - 7:45 am

    I love stir fry! So easy and quick especially for week nights and my family loves it! Can’t wait to try your recipe!

  • Janeane Davis

    March 21, 2016 - 11:57 pm

    Bok choy is a great ingredients. I created my first stir fry with it about 4 years ago and it was a big hit with the entire family.

  • Autumn @Mamachallenge

    March 21, 2016 - 11:02 pm

    That sounds really good! It looks super easy to make for dinner one night too!

  • Lois Alter Mark

    March 21, 2016 - 10:40 pm

    Ooh, I’m going to have to share this with my husband and daughter. They’re both vegetarians and are always looking for new dishes.

  • A Geek Daddy

    March 21, 2016 - 9:25 pm

    I’ve heard that Minnesota has a really diverse and rich cultural scene when it comes to restaurants. Thanks for sharing your experience and saving us a trip there by providing this great diy recipe we can enjoy from the comfort of home.

  • Milena

    March 21, 2016 - 8:44 pm

    My son is a vegetarian. This is perfect for us!

  • carissa

    March 21, 2016 - 7:55 pm

    I love bok choy and it is so good for you! Siracha has become our new favorite spice so this will be a must try at our house!

  • Ashley @irishred02

    March 21, 2016 - 6:39 pm

    I will have to try this one out. My hubs loves this kind of food!

  • Rebecca Bryant

    March 21, 2016 - 4:59 pm

    My son would love this. He is all for any type of stir fry.

  • Gloria @ Homemade & Yummy

    March 21, 2016 - 2:40 pm

    That looks wonderful. Love stir fries, and eggs always make everything better.

  • Becki S

    March 21, 2016 - 2:21 pm

    I have tried so many times to recreate our favorite dishes from hibachi and Asian restaurants but they always fall flat :/ I’ll give this one a shot as it sounds like you are similar to me and really want it to be like the real thing.

    • Alicia Taylor

      March 21, 2016 - 5:14 pm

      I do prefer it to be authentic – but still healthy.

  • Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    March 21, 2016 - 10:23 am

    What a simple, healthy spin on takeout. Korean food is so good and looks like you nailed it.

  • LIz Mays

    March 21, 2016 - 7:18 am

    I’m glad you were able to come up with a twist on the dish. It does sound quite yummy indeed!

  • Koninika

    March 21, 2016 - 6:25 am

    Love stir frys! So easy and quick especially for week nights and almost everyone likes it! Well written and like your detailed description of it!

  • Maureen Campaiola

    March 21, 2016 - 6:23 am

    I love fried rice that has an egg in it. Usually it’s scrambled but I love the idea of a fried egg. So yummy.

    • Alicia Taylor

      March 21, 2016 - 11:46 am

      Well, it’s technically not fried rice – but it’s still a delicious dish!

  • Michele

    March 21, 2016 - 2:04 am

    Although this dish sounds delicious it is high in carbs (I am diabetic)-although except for the rice I can’t figure out why. Maybe I will try to recalculate the carbs and see what I can come up with with substitutions.

    • Alicia Taylor

      March 21, 2016 - 11:47 am

      Have you ever tried cauliflower rice? It really cuts down the carbs in rice dishes. I’ve started making that for my hubby and he loves it.

  • valmg @ Mom Knows It All

    March 21, 2016 - 12:13 am

    I absolutely love fried rice, but I’ve never seen a half of an egg in it. I have had small pieces in fried rice once or twice and it was good.

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