Crystal City Pak Choi


2 bunches pak choi

1 red onion, thinly sliced

1 tsp rice vinegar                  

2 T finely chopped parsley    

2 T. olive oil

1 tsp. dry mustard

1 T sake or dry sherry         

salt and pepper to taste           

1 clove garlic, minced

1 T. soy sauce

3 scallions, finely chopped      

2 T. toasted sesame seeds


Cut pak choi stalks into 1-inch lengths. Shred green tops and reserve. 


In a large skillet, heat oil, add garlic and onions and stir fry until softened.  Stir in pak choi stalks, mustard, and soy sauce and stir-fry until pak choi is tender, about 10 to 12 minutes.  Stir in shredded tops, vinegar, sake or sherry, scallions, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.  Cover and cook 2 more minutes. 


Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.