Asian Corn Stir-Fry, Sofrito Asiatico de Maiz

Juliann Esquivel


This is a quick and delicious stir-fry of corn, scallions and Bok choy. I usually make when I broil steak or fish. I have paired with sirloin in the picture. Truly satisfying with the a touch of sweet and just a hint of heat. Enjoy


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 large
    head of bok choy green ends only cut in thin ribbons, save white part for soup or another dish.
  • 1 bunch
    fresh scallions, thinly sliced green and white parts
  • 3 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 lb
    (16- oz) bag frozen corn or fresh corn if available cut off the cob.
  • 1 tsp
    ginger spice paste, or 1/4 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 large
    lime, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp
    asian sweet chile sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    pineapple preserves

How to Make Asian Corn Stir-Fry, Sofrito Asiatico de Maiz


  1. Remove leafy portions of green part only. Roll leaves tight and cut in ribbons, You should get about 2 or 3 cups.
  2. Preheat large skillet or saute pan on medium high heat 2 minutes. Place oli in pan, add corn ; stir fry 3-4 minutes or until corn begins to soften and brown. Remove corn to a sperate bowl and add a bit more oil to pan heat pan good and add bok choy and scallions. Stir fry in hot oil about 3/4 minutes. After frying bok choy add corn back to pan and mix well with the bok choy and onions. Saute 2 minutes more. Over the heat stir in hoisin sauce, ginger paste, salt, pepper, chile sauce, pineapple preserves and lime juice. Continue to stir fry mixing well all these seasonings. Remove from heat and serve along side your favorite grilled meat or fish dish. Enjoy

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About Asian Corn Stir-Fry, Sofrito Asiatico de Maiz

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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