Hot and Sour Cabbage

Hot and Sour Cabbage

Hot and Sour Cabbage is a fantastic dish from China that makes a relatively bland vegetables, Chinese cabbage, taste amazing! Hot and Sour Cabbage is really great as a side dish or sometimes we like to eat it as a stand alone dish (it’s that good!)

Hot and Sour Cabbage
Hot and Sour Cabbage

 

It doesn’t hurt that it’s really low in calories and nutritious. So if your looking to add more vegetables into your diet look no further.

So let’s dive right in to making this simple Chinese dish!

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So start by adding the vinegars, sugar and soy sauce into a small bowl and mix them together. Then we set it aside for now.

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How do you make this taste great? Just try this recipe!

The cabbage is usually about half a cabbage in size depending on how big it is. Cut the cabbage into thinly shredded pieces.  Finely chop the red Chillies as well as the garlic cloves.

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Now heat the wok to medium heat and pour the oil onto it.  Once the oil is hot add the garlic and chillies and stir fry it for about 1 minute until it becomes fragrant.

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Next you add the cabbage stems and stir-fry it for about 4 minutes until the cabbage starts to soften. Once the cabbage has become soft add the vinegar mixture and increase the heat of the wok to high and stir it for an additional 2 minutes. 

 

Hot and Sour Cabbage
Hot and Sour Cabbage

You see when it is ready when the cabbage are tender and the liquid has mostly evaporated. Once it’s ready put into a nice bowl or a plate and serve it hot 🙂

 

Hot and sour cabbage

A fantastic Chinese Hot and Sour Cabbage that is both super easy to make and healthy!

  • 500 g (1 lb. ) Chinese cabbage
  • 1 tbsp clear rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp black rice vinegar
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) peanut oil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 4 dried red chillies
  1. Start by adding the vinegars, sugar and soy sauce into a small bowl and mix them together.
  2. Cut the cabbage into thinly shredded pieces.
  3. Finely chop the red Chillies as well as the garlic cloves.
  4. Heat the wok to medium heat and pour the oil onto it.
  5. Once the oil is hot add the garlic and chillies and stir fry it for about 1 minute until it becomes fragrant.
  6. Next you add the cabbage stems and stir-fry it for about 4 minutes until the cabbage starts to soften. Once the cabbage has become soft add the vinegar mixture and increase the heat of the wok to high and stir it for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. You see when it is ready when the cabbage are tender and the liquid has mostly evaporated.

 

 

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