bok choy means: This vegetable is similar in appearance to Swiss Chard, but lighter in flavor and color. Bok choy is mild in flavor and great for raw salads. Bok choy is also a great choice for stir-fries as the stems are almost cream after being cooked. You can find it fresh at most supermarkets and Oriental markets all year. Chinese Chard is also known. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does bok choy mean?

  • This cabbage member is characterized by its wide white, crunchy stalks and tender, dark-green leaves. Commonly used for Chinese cuisine. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Plant (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis) A member of the mustard family. It is a leafy, loose-headed variety with dark green leaves and thick white stems. (in Merlin Dictionary)