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Miso sesame bok choy

This quick and flavourful vegetable side dish comes together in less than fifteen minutes. Vitamin-rich baby bok choy is steamed with sesame oil and soy sauce in the microwave and is drizzled with a quick miso sauce.



  • 1 tablespoon white or yellow miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon tamari, soy or coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 heads bok choy, quartered and chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons white and black sesame seeds, toasted


  1. In a bowl mix together the miso, maple, tamari, vinegar, sesame oil, and sriracha. Set aside.
  2. Add the oil to a large skillet and add in the tougher inner bok choy pieces first. Add a pinch of each salt and pepper. 
  3. Once softened, at the tops. 
  4. Pour in the miso glaze and toss everything until caramelized and sticky.
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds. Enjoy! 

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