A white bowl of pak choi

Pak choi with garlic and soy sauce

  • serves 4 as a side
  • Easy

One of the best ways to serve baby pak choi – lightly boiled and drizzled with soy sauce and homemade garlic oil


Try this Chinese-style recipe for pak choi, then check out our stir-fried pak choi, Thai-style pak choi, tofu with pak choi and more pak choi recipes.

This recipe comes from BaoziInn. BaoziInn, meaning ‘people’s canteen’, has six locations across London: the flagship restaurant in London Bridge, two more in Chinatown and one in Soho, as well as smaller takeaway outlets in Market Hall Victoria and Market Hall West End. Highlights from the kitchens, which are led by executive head chef Francis Law, include jiaozi, wontons, barbecue skewers and dan dan noodles, all of which are influenced by traditional northern Chinese street food. baoziinn.com



  • sunflower oil 3 tbsp
  • garlic 6 cloves, crushed
  • baby pak choi 300g
  • soy sauce 1½ tbsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in pan and cook the garlic for 2-3 minutes or until just golden brown, then pour the garlic oil into a bowl.

  • Step 2

    Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the pak choi for 2-3 minutes or until cooked through, then drain well. Put onto a serving platter and drizzle with the soy sauce and the garlic oil.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 101
  • Fat 8.4g
  • Saturates 1.2g
  • Carbs 3.4g
  • Sugars 2.2g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 1.9g
  • Salt 0.9g