A collection of bok choy soup recipes using chicken, pork, or on its own.
The most common method of cooking bok choy in Singapore is in soups. They can be added to any soup. Broth, creamy, laksa, curry, and more.
They cook quickly so they are added at the final stage of cooking. Here are a few bok choy soup recipes for your consideration.
This recipe produces an Asian broth with a little heat. A vegetable stock is used here, making this a vegetarian soup.
I usually separate the bok choy stem by stem and break them into smaller pieces by hand. However, this recipe calls for chopped bok choy, so there is no need to separate the stems from each other. Just chop away.
Be careful when handling the chilli as the seeds contain the most heat. Do not touch them with your fingers. Wear gloves if possible or just use the back of the knife and scrape them off.
This recipe is a really basic one. If you have leftover meat cuts like pork or chicken, you can add them to the soup.
This is an easy chicken soup recipe with a few key ingredients slowly simmered to produce a flavorsome broth.
Besides chicken and bok choy, this soup also has honey dates and ginger. Honey dates are bigger and sweeter than red dates. It is light brown in colour and looks as if it has a thin coat of icing sugar. Ginger imparts warmth to the soup without any spice or heat.
The cooking video below shows how bok choy can be added to a clear soup. Fast forward to 6:10.
The recipe featured in the cooking video below is a Cantonese-styled soup. It contains bok choy that have dark green crinky leaves and white stems and pork. A variety popular in Cantonese cuisine.
Find the ingredients and step by step instructions at https://madewithlau.com/recipes/bok-choy-soup
The chicken bok choy soup recipe contains a Chinese ingredient known as honey dates 蜜枣 (mi zao). It is not easy to find in local stores. They are available at Amazon:
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