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cut the bok choy in half lengthwise

How To Cut Bok Choy


If you are wondering how to cut and clean bok choy then you are in the right place. This post is all about how to cut both baby bok choy and mature adult bok choy. We also have instructions and step-by-step photos showing the best way to clean it.



1 large head bok choy, about 1 1/2 pounds


  1. Cut in half lengthwise
  2. Cut out core using a triangular cut (as for the core of cabbage)
  3. Cut stalks crosswise into small pieces.
  4. Cut leaves lengthwise and crosswise into bite-sized pieces
  5. Place in a salad spinner and fill with cool water.
  6. Swish to remove dirt.
  7. Drain and spin dry.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: na
  • Category: Vegetable
  • Method: Knife Skills
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 9 calories
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Protein: 1 g

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