Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Butter

Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Butter

This Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Butter was so tasty we couldn’t stop talking about how good it was!
yield: 3-4 SERVINGS total time: 15 MINUTES prep time: 10 MINUTES cook time: 5 MINUTES


  • 2 T water
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce (see notes)
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 T oyster sauce (see notes)
  • 1 T vegetable oil (I used peanut oil)
  • 2 heads head bok choy, ends trimmed and cut crosswise into strips and washed if needed
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1 T butter
  • toasted sesame seeds for garnish, optional but recommended


  1. Combine water, soy sauce, sesame oil, and oyster sauce and set aside.
  2. Heat wok or heavy frying pan until very hot, about 1-2 minutes, then add oil and heat about 30 seconds more.
  3. Add bok choy and salt and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add soy sauce mixture and butter and stir fry 1-2 minutes more, until bok choy is still slightly crisp, but getting tender.
  5. Serve hot, sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds if desired.


Use Gluten-Free Soy Sauce if needed. I also used Gluten-Free Oyster Sauce. 

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