Fast & Easy Dinner: Korean Beef Bok Choy

Fast & Easy Dinner: Korean Beef Bok Choy

Korean food is going to be really big this year, so why not experiment with some in your own kitchen? Keep things simple by investing in a Korean style stir-fry sauce. Use it to season an uncomplicated, quick-cooking mixture of beef and bok choy.

Don't hesitate to get creative with the recipe. Throw in other veggies — mushrooms, broccoli, or onions would be delicious — and use a different protein like chicken or tofu. Intrigued? Wait until you check out the recipe.

Korean Beef Bok Choy

Korean Beef Bok Choy

Easy Beef and Bok Choy Stir Fry Recipe

Ingredients

4 teaspoons vegetable oil
12-oz beef flank steak
1⁄3 cup Korean teriyaki stir-fry sauce
1-1⁄4 lb baby bok choy, larger leaves removed and quartered, centers quartered lengthwise
Serve with: rice

Directions

  1. Cut steak diagonally across the grain in 1⁄4-in.-thick slices.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until rippling. Add half the meat; stir-fry 30 seconds until no longer pink. Remove to a bowl. Repeat with another teaspoon oil and rest of meat. Add to bowl; stir in 2 tablespoon stir-fry sauce.
  3. Add 2 more teaspoons oil to skillet, then bok choy. Stir-fry 30 seconds. Add 3 tablespoons water; cover and steam 1 minute. Uncover, add remaining sauce and stir-fry 1 minute until bok choy is crisp-tender.
  4. Add meat and juices; stir-fry 30 seconds to heat through. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper, if desired.

Serves 4.

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