Steamed Bok Choy with Spicy Lime Dressing

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Pescan: A Feel Good Cookbook

By Abbie Cornish and Jacqueline King Schiller

Published 2019

  • About

Abbie: I am always looking for simple ways to prepare greens that lets them shine on their own but with a bit of flavor to enhance their deliciousness. This recipe does just that. The dressing has a springtime lightness to it along with a spicy little kick that really brings the bok choy to life and has you going back for more.


  • 4 baby bok choy (about 1 pound/455 g)
  • 2 tablespoons


Place a steamer basket in a pot filled with 1 inch (2.5 cm) water. Bring the water to a boil over medium heat.

Cut each bok choy in half lengthwise. When the water is boiling, add the bok choy to the steamer basket and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Steam until the base of the bok choy is just tender when pierced with a knife, about 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk