July 5, 2016

Chicken - Bok Choy & Egg Stir Fry

Chicken and Bok choy compliments each other and gives a delicious, tasty and nutritious meal. This stir fry is an easy to prepare, flavourful and goes perfect with hot steamed rice. The bok choy stem is cooked along with the chicken and chinese seasoning is further stir fried with the bok choy leaves and eggs. Bok choy which is also called as "Pok Choi" is a type of chinese cabbage which is used in both cooking and traditional chinese medicine. The entire vegetable can be used along with stem and leaves. The stem part is cooked first as it takes time to cook and then leaves are added later to the dish. This veggie has a cancer fighting properties and also rich in Vitamin  C, A, K, calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron.

Ingredients :

250 gms Chicken, Boneless, Cut into pieces 
2 Eggs
1 Tbsp Oil 
1 Onion, Finely chopped 
250 gms Bok Choy
1/4 Tsp Garlic powder 
1 Tsp Soya sauce 
1/2 Tsp 5 Spice powder 
1/4 Tsp Pepper powder 
Salt to taste 

Method :

Separate the leaves from bok choy and finely chop the stem part. Keep aside.

Likewise, chop the separated leaves and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions.

Saute till it turns translucent and add the chicken pieces.

Saute it for couple of minutes and add the chopped bok choy stem.

Cook it together for 3 - 4 minutes by closing the pan with a lid.

Add soya sauce followed by 5 spice powder, garlic powder and salt to the chicken - bok choy mixture.

Stir well, close the lid and cook it again for 5 minutes in a medium flame.

Now add the chopped bok choy leaves and mix well.

Cook it for couple of minutes.

Move the chicken - bok choy mixture to the corner of the pan and add the eggs.

Scramble the eggs and combine it with the chicken - bok choy mixture.

Add pepper powder and stir well.

Once the stir fry becomes dry, remove from the flame and serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve with hot rice or Fried rice.

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