Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.


"Idealist: One who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." -H.L Mencken, Journalist

The refrigerator light goes on...

This is a simple recipe, but oh so flavorful.

It will go with almost any Asian style meal that you choose as a side dish. It is a little better if you can find spicy Thai basil.

Both large bok choy and baby bok choy work for this salad. The larger cabbage has a little coarser texture and the leaves are slightly more bitter, which sets off the saltiness and sweetness of the dressing well. You can also use thinly sliced napa cabbage for this salad.


Bok Choy Slaw

Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 1 cup

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes (does not include chilling time)

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well for about 48 hours in the fridge.

Bok Choy Slaw recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 8 ounces bok choy (thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 cup fresh Thai or sweet basil leaves (chiffonade)
  • 2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp low sodium soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp white or black sesame seeds

Place the bok choy, basil, sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and pepper in a stainless or glass mixing bowl.

Toss well and chill.

When ready to serve, top with the sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 cup

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 70 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5g 6%
    Saturated Fat 0.5g 4%
    Monounsaturated Fat 2g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
Vitamin K 60mcg Potassium 300mg