yu choy sum

Garlic Yu Choy Sum

Yu Choy or Choy sum is commonly in Chinese cuisine. It is a member of the genus Brassica of the mustard family, Brassicaceae. Besides, choy sum in chinese literally translated as "heart of the vegetable". Also, the best and simple way to cook yu choy is using garlic stir fried.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 87kcal
Author Tracy O.


  • 1/2 lb Yu Choy Sum
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable oil

Sauce for yu choy sum

  • 1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil


  • Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a pan turn on medium to high fire then add garlic 
    garlic yu choy
  • Stir fried the garlic until it's golden brown
    garlic yu choy
  • Put the washed and soaked yu choi sum into a pan and add 1 cup of water. Cover the lid and let it cook for a minuet or 2 stir it or flip the other side to cook another minute or two. 
    yu choy sum
  • While cooking the yu choy sum, add oyster sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil in a small container and mix it. 
    sauce for yu choy sum
  • When the yu choy sum is ready pour the sauce over and serve
    yu choy sum with garlic



Calories: 87kcal