Ginisang Pechay (Sautéed Bok Choy)

Ginisang Pechay is simply Sautéed Bok Choy. This healthy vegetable is classified as a cabbage.

Despite the popularity of this vegetable in Asia, people in Europe and parts of North America seem to have a hard time holding-on to it. In the Philippines, Chinese immigrants during the Spanish era introduced Bok Choy. After that , this vegetable spread faster than Swine Flu (H1N1) across the islands.

Try this healthy Vegetable Recipe : Ginisang Pechay (Sautéed Bok Choy).

Ginisang Pechay


1 lb baby bok choy or pechay, chopped

½ lb pork, chopped and thinly sliced

1 medium-sized tomato, diced

1 medium-sized onion, chopped

2 tbsp fish sauce

1 tsp garlic

1 cup water

Watch the cooking video:


Cooking Procedure:

1. Heat the pan and put-in the cooking oil

2. Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomato

3. Add the pork and cook for 5 minutes

4. Put-in the fish sauce and ground black pepper

5. Add the water and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes

6. When the pork is tender enough, put-in the pechay or bok choy. Cook for a few seconds, turn off the heat, and wait for 5 minutes before serving.

7. Serve hot. Share and Enjoy this delightful Vegetable dish!

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  1. Hello there. I’m just wondering if I can use shrimp if pork is not available. Thanks

  2. kuya pano po makakabili ng cook book mo? nd magkno po? pa send naman po sakin sa email k.. tnx…. ilang cook book na po b meron kau?

  3. Mrs Higgins says:

    kuya mraming slamat po tlaga s pag share mo nga mga recipes god bless po s inyo!

  4. thanks for sharing this recipe… subukan ko i partner to sa beef pares mo…
    more power, PP

  5. leadominguez says:

    ok kuya thanks for the info.

  6. This is such a great dish and I love that it’s so budget friendly too!

  7. kuya,kmsta n po?send mo nmn s akin ang menu ng MENUDO..Thanks…god bless…

  8. Lea, you can use cabbage (repolyo) but the taste will be different. Instead of having the sweet taste of Bok Choy, medyo mag iiba ang lasa if cabbage is used.

    Again, nasa taste preference mo pa rin yan…you might want cabbage better than pechay or bok choy.

  9. Merlyn, we have Pork Menudo recipe here in You may search on it under Pork on the Recipe Category or by simply clicking this Pork Menudo link.

  10. You are Welcome :)