Bok Choy is great to add some variety to the greens required in a healthy, balanced diet. This is a quick and easy dinner that’s not only healthy but really tasty as well. If you have some Bok Choy in your fridge but lack inspiration or look at it every time you go to the grocery store then pick some up and give this a try.
Shiitake mushrooms are great for improving immunity so a perfect winter ingredient or when you’re in need of a boost. This recipe works as part of a detox diet plan.
Ingredients – Serves 2
1 bunch Bok Choy, washed
2 cups shiitake mushrooms
1 red capsicum
1 yellow or white onion
Protein of your choice, chicken, beef or prawns
2 Tbsp oil (coconut oil is best for high heat, could also use olive oil if you add the food before it gets too hot)
1 Tbsp sesame seeds
2 Tbsp cashews
2 tsp tamari sauce (soy sauce)
1 Tbsp sesame oil
Slice all vegetables. Heat oil in pan and sauté onion and capsicum. Add meat or prawns if using and cook thoroughly. Add mushrooms, then Bok Choy and 1⁄4 cup water. Cover to steam. Turn off heat. Add 2 tsp tamari, 1 Tbsp sesame oil. Stir and toss with sesame seeds and cashews. Serve straight away.
Hungry boys can have this meal with a portion of rice. If you’re aiming for weight loss or a lighter meal the prawns and vegetables make an easy, balanced weight loss meal.