Stir Fried Spicy Cabbage

Stir Fried Spicy Cabbage


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Although I got this recipe from a vegetarian friend it has become a popular side dish in my house. Adjust the dried chillies and Szechuan peppercorns to your tastes.


Serves: 2 

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable or chicken stock powder
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 5 dried red chillies
  • 5 Szechuan peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon finely diced spring onion
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/2 whole cabbage, leaves torn into bite sized pieces

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. In a small bowl make a sauce by mixing together the salt, sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar and vegetable stock powder.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok over medium heat and stir fry the dried chillies for 1 minute.
  3. Add the Szechuan peppercorns and fry until fragrant; about 30 seconds then set aside.
  4. Stir fry the spring onion and ginger until fragrant. Add the cabbage and stir fry for 2 minutes or until tender but still a little crunchy.
  5. Add the sauce and toss well. Garnish with fried chillies and peppercorns then serve.


Rice vinegar and Szechuan peppercorns can be purchased in Asian speciality shops.

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Reviews (2)


Simple, and using a combo of red and green cabbage makes it interesting and colourful - 25 May 2011


Used different ingredients. Didn't add the onion, and used fresh chillies. Easy! - 25 May 2011

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