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Stir-fried pak choi

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Vegetarian mains

Stir-fried pak choi

Side Serves 2 15 min
Everything needs to happen fast in this quick, healthy vegetarian recipe – so make sure you have the ingredients prepared in advance. If the ginger, garlic or chilli show signs of burning, remove pan from heat and add the pak choi straight away.


  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 3cm fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1-2 red chillies, finely sliced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 pak choi, stalks finely sliced, leaves roughly sliced
  • soy sauce
  • salt
  • sesame oil


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan or wok until very hot.
  • Step 2

    Quickly add the ginger, followed by the chilli and garlic.
  • Step 3

    Then immediately add the pak choi stalks and quickly stir.
  • Step 4

    Cook for 1 minute then add the leaves and stir until just wilting.
  • Step 5

    Remove from heat. Add a pinch of salt, then a shake of soy sauce and a few drops of sesame oil and serve.

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