Bok Choy and Tofu Stir Fry

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (Indonesian: bawang putih), minced
  • 1 inch ginger (Indonesian: jahe), peeled and cut into match sticks
  • 100 gram deep fried tofu (Indonesian: tahu goreng), blanced in hot water to remove excess oil, thinly sliced
  • 300 gram bok choy, separate stems from leaves, washed and drained
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil (optional)
  • corn starch liquid (1/2 tablespoon corn starch + 1 tablespoon water)


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan/wok, sauté garlic and ginger until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add deep fried tofu and bok choy stems, cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add bok choy leaves, water, soy sauce, salt, and sugar. Stir and cook until the leaves look wilted, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add sesame oil, mix well, and thicken sauce with corn starch liquid. Transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately.

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