Ginisang Pechay

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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Vanjo Merano

I blog about Filipino and Asian food and recipes.

6 thoughts on “Ginisang Pechay (Sautéed Bok Choy)”

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

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

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