How to Prep Vegetables for Stir-Fry

By Cook's Illustrated Published July 2013

Cut bok choy, carrots, snow peas, scallions, cabbage, and cauliflower down to size.

1. Trim the bottom inch from the head of bok choy. Wash and dry the leaves and stalks. Cut the leafy green portion away from either side of the white stalk.

2. Cut each stalk in half lengthwise and then crosswise into ¼-inch-wide pieces.

3. Stack the leafy greens and then slice them crosswise into ½-inch-wide strips.