Spicy Braised Cabbage

Spicy Braised Cabbage


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This is a recipe from Calorie Counted Curries which is a collection of low calorie Asian style recipes that are ideal for the 5:2 fast diet as well as any other low calorie plan. This is a delicious side dish which has only 53 calories per serve.

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Serves: 2 

  • olive oil spray
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 fresh red chilli, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 100g red cabbage, shredded
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon desiccated coconut

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Spray a wok or frying pan with olive oil and put on a medium to low heat.
  2. Add onion, chilli, garlic, ginger and turmeric to pan and cook for 5 minutes, until onion has softened. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  3. Add cabbage and water, cover and cook for 10 minutes until cooked.
  4. Stir in coconut to serve.


If the lid to your pan is not very tight fitting, you may need to add a little more water during cooking, to prevent sticking.

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