• Bok choi, also called pak choi, is a kind of Chinese cabbage that has become a staple in many Asian dishes. This dark green leaf is given a lovely earthiness from the cashews and a kick from the spring onions. Bok choi with cashew nuts makes a delicious and light lunch or dinner dish.

    Bok choi with cashew nuts

    Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 45ml ( 3 tbsp) olive oil
    • 4 spring onions, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1,5kg bok choi, rinsed and leaves separated from base
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) sesame oil
    • salt, to taste
    • 125ml (½ cup) cashew nuts, roasted



    Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic and bok choi. Toss for a few minutes.


    Sprinkle with the sesame oil and season. Cover and allow to cook for about 2 minutes.


    Lower the heat and stir-fry for a further minute until the bok choi is just cooked. Gently mix in the nuts and serve.