If you don’t like bok choy, you are not alone!! If you are open to trying again, try one of these delicious recipes. One of these recipes may convince you how delicious bok choy can be!

Bok choy lovers rejoice because I have found the ten best gluten free bok choy recipes that are so worth trying! If bok choy has intimidated you, it is time to have some fun with it. I promise these are easy recipes that really highlight the flavor potential of bok choy.

What Is Bok Choy?

Bok Choy is one of those vegetables you either love or hate….there is no in-between. The good news is that bok choy cooking is easy, and I have pulled together 10 of my favorite, mouthwatering bok choy recipes for you to try!

Have you seen all of the bok choy at your local farmer’s markets lately? Bok Choy is from the cabbage family and is in season and ready for you to try.

I am going to be brutally honest. My family doesn’t like bok choy very much. It tends to get slimy when cooked, a definite no-no when kids are involved!

You can find bok choy in all sizes, from large to small. Baby bok choy is pretty grilled in Buddha Bowls (pictured above.)

Washed bok choy on a cutting board.

Is bok choy good for you?

It is a shame more people don’t love this vegetable because bok choy is packed with over 70 antioxidants, vitamins A & C, and iron. Bok Choy is a healthy choice to incorporate into your diet….if you don’t have picky family members!

Can you eat the whole bok choy?

The entire bok choy is edible, from its leaves to the bulb. Bok choy has a mild taste, almost like cabbage, but much lighter in flavor. It absorbs the flavors of sauces you cook it in easily.

How do you cook bok choy?

Bok choy can be sautéd, stir-fried, oven-roasted, grilled, and even eaten raw!

I found ten incredible bok choy recipes that will challenge you and your family to give this green vegetable another chance. You will find recipes with hidden bok choy to recipes where bok choy takes center stage; these are MUST-TRY recipes.

These popular bok choy recipes are ready in under 30 minutes, and these bok choy dishes are perfect for those busy weekday nights!

How To Eat Bok Choy:

If you are like me, you see bok choy and wonder how to eat bok choy. Bok choy can be enjoyed both raw and cooked.

If you decide to cook your bok choy, my top tip for cooking bok choy is not over to cook it! Bok choy can get slimy very quickly, so I like to add bok choy in after the other vegetables or ingredients cook for a few minutes.

How To Use Bok Choy:

Here are my favorite recipes that show you how to use bok choy:

Tuna Avocado Salad
Sandi Gaertner
An easy tuna salad stuffed avocado recipe.
Check out this recipe
Gluten Free Bok Choy Meatballs
Sandi Gaertner
Easy gluten free meatballs with bok choy.
Check out this recipe
a close up of the meatballs
Bok Choy and Mushroom Stir Fry
An easy bok choy mushroom stir fry that can be whipped together quickly for a speedy weekday dinner. {Vegan, Gluten-Free Adaptable}
Check out this recipe
Bok Choy and Mushroom Stir Fry
Easy Bok Choy Pesto
This easy bok choy pesto with cilantro and sesame is an excellent Asian fusion pesto sauce perfect for a dip or to serve with pasta.
Check out this recipe
A white dish full of bok choy pesto.
Vegan Buddha Bowls
Sandi Gaertner
Everyone is going to love these healthy Vegan Buddha Bowls. They are easy to customize with in-season vegetables so you can enjoy them all year long!
Check out this recipe
pouring dressing over the buddha bowl
Roasted Salmon Fennel and Bok Choy {gluten free + paleo}
This bright beautiful and healthy Roasted Salmon Fennel and Bok Choy recipe is made in one pan and is gorgeous enough to serve to company
Check out this recipe
Roasted Salmon Fennel and Bok Choy {gluten free + paleo}
Spicy Coconut-Salmon Curry Recipe
This easy riff on a Thai staple gets big flavor from four basic ingredients: curry paste, coconut milk, yellow bell pepper, and bok choy. It’s even heartier ladled over short-grain brown rice or Asian noodles.
Check out this recipe
Spicy Coconut-Salmon Curry Recipe
Bok Choy Chicken (Healthy and Low Calories!) – Rasa Malaysia
Bok Choy Chicken – easy bok choy stir-fry recipe with chicken, ginger in a light Chinese brown sauce. This unique recipe is so healthy and delicious!
Check out this recipe
Bok Choy Chicken (Healthy and Low Calories!) - Rasa Malaysia
Jamaican Bok Choy Recipe – Healthier Steps
This steamed Jamaican Bok Choy recipe is easy to prepare and flavorful. It is delicious as a side dish or salad.
Check out this recipe
Jamaican Bok Choy Recipe - Healthier Steps
Grilled Bok Choy with Crispy Garlic
Stuck for a truly simple Asian side salad for you dinner? Look no further than this grilled bok choy side dish with delectable crispy garlic!
Check out this recipe
Grilled Bok Choy with Crispy Garlic

Save(*This post was updated from an older June 2015 post with more unique bok choy recipes.)

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  1. I have not actually cooked with bok choy before. I know I’ve had it in restaurants and enjoyed but have not taken the leap at home yet. These 8 ways may make me take the leap!

  2. I don’t make dishes with bok choy very often and I love it! I found some recipes I’ll have to give a try like your deviled eggs!

  3. I have been loving bok Choy for 30 yrs, so glad that cashiers at Grocery stores are finally familiar with what it is. I love the crunchy texture in stir fry, never had any slimy bok Choy. It s so easy to grow, just throw the leftover base in your soil and you have another head of bok Choy soon. Thanks for sharing these recipes!

  4. I have some bok choy growing in my garden right now. Can’t wait to try some of these when they are ready.