Stir-fried pak choi with sesame sauce

Stir-fried pak choi with sesame sauce

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

This side dish is packed with goodness and ready in just 15 minutes. You'll love the crunchy stems of the pak choi seasoned with sweet sesame sauce.



  • oil
  • root ginger 1cm piece, shredded
  • garlic 1 clove, sliced
  • pak choi 4 trimmed and cut into halves or long wedges
  • sesame seeds 50g
  • golden caster sugar 1 tbsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • soy sauce 3 tbsp
  • sesame oil
  • chilli oil to serve


  • Step 1

    For the sauce, toast the sesame seeds in a dry frying-pan until they colour and smell fragrant. Crush to a paste with the sugar, garlic and soy sauce in a pestle and mortar or spice grinder. Add enough sesame oil to make a pourable sauce.

  • Step 2

    Heat a little oil in a wok and fry the ginger and garlic, add the pak choi and stir-fry quickly until the stems are just tender. Tip onto a plate and drizzle with the sauce.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 219
  • Fat 19.4g
  • Saturates 2.7g
  • Carbs 7.4g
  • Fibre 1.9g
  • Protein 4.1g
  • Salt 2.19g