Velvet Chicken with Baby Bok Choy

September/October 2011

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Velvet chicken is a classic Chinese cooking technique that keeps the meat juicy and succulent, and the chicken stays creamy-white rather than getting browned as in most stir-fries. Baby bok choy is about 3 inches in length and stir-fries quickly. If you can’t find it, use regular bok choy cut into 2-inch segments.

Velvet Chicken with Baby Bok Choy

12 Reviews for Velvet Chicken with Baby Bok Choy


I must have done something wrong. The dish very soupy and i didn't even add all the broth. Was the broth supposed to have thickened? Mine didn't.

Great Dish

The sauce was flavorful, yet not overpowering. I served it with pasta which was a hit with my family. The chicken was tender and you could really taste the ginger. I highly recommend this, and it was a fairly easy recipe.

Just like a restaurant dish!!

Wow, this dish came out amazing! I have always wanted to know how to make the super tender chicken in Chinese restaurant dishes. This dish had the secret of boiling the chicken first! This dish tastes so authentic. It is very simple and light and that is what makes it so special. We didn't find it bland, but we may have added a little more salt and chile to suit our tastes. We also added garlic and an onion to just add more veggies. We will definitely be making this again. Thank you for such a great recipe!

Healthy, delicious, and the chicken was so perfectly tender
Delicious Healthy Dinner

I have made this dish several times and while it is delicious it is a little bland for our taste. I add diced mushrooms, bean sprouts and julienned carrots for more crunch. I also add a few Tsp of Asian Chili Garlic sauce for extra taste and spiciness. My family loves it!!

Wasn't sure how much 2/3 cup chopped scallions were

This dish was delicious. We really enjoyed it. But I wasn't sure how much 2/3 cup chopped scallions was, so we only bought one bunch. I really needed two bunches of scallions. I wish they had made that clearer in the ingredient list.

Delicious, Nutritious

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