Preparation / Directions:
When shopping, look for firm, white stalks and shiny, dark leaves. To Prepare: Wash bok choy; cut off leaves. Cut stems into 1/4-inch slices; cut leaves into 1/2-inch strips.To Boil: Heat 1 inch water (salted, if desired) to boiling. Add bok choy stems. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Boil 5 minutes. Add bok choy leaves. Cover and boil 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.To Steam: Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place bok choy stems in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 5 minutes. Add bok choy leaves. Steam 2 to 3 minutes or until stems are crisp-tender.To Microwave: Place bok choy stems and 2 tablespoons water in 3-quart microwavable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on high 4 minutes. Stir in bok choy leaves. Cover tightly and microwave 3 to 4 minutes or until stems are crisp-tender. Let stand covered 1 hour; drain.