A Quick Side Dish in a Microwave! Bok Choy and Nori Seaweed Namul

A Quick Side Dish in a Microwave! Bok Choy and Nori Seaweed Namul

You can make this quickly in five minutes! It is a nutritious combination of bok choy, nori seaweed and sesame seeds.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Bok choy
1 bunch
Toasted nori seaweed
10 cm x 10 cm
Toasted sesame seeds
1 teaspoon
◆ Sesame oil
1 generous teaspoon
◆ Chinese soup stock granules
1/3 teaspoon
◆ Garlic (paste)
about 1 cm
to taste


1. Combine the sesame oil, Chinese soup stock granules and garlic in a small bowl.
2. Rinse the bok choy and cut into four pieces. Place the bok choy into a heat-proof dish and cover with cling film. Microwave at 500W for 1 to 1 and 1/2 minutes.
3. Transfer the bok choy into the bowl with the combined seasonings. Add the shredded nori seaweed and mix well.
4. Check the taste and adjust with salt if necessary. Sprinkle with sesame seeds to finish.
5. Have a look at my speedy bok choy side dish recipe, "Speedy Side Dish! Bok Choy and Egg Stir Fry with Ginger"; Recipe ID: 2520931.

Story Behind this Recipe

Thank you for looking at my recipe!
I had a bunch of bok choy left in the fridge, but I wanted to use it up without cooking on the gas hob!
Bok choy can be bland, so season generously.
I added nori seaweed to give it a good nutritious balance.