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Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage stir fry is a great vegetarian stir fry dish that's also vegan friendly. Easy to make and can be eaten as is or on top of rice or noodles. A base recipe with a homemade stir fry sauce. Chicken, pork or even beef can be added to give the recipe some added protein.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Chinese
Servings 4 serving
Calories 44.5 kcal


  • 3 cup shredded cabbage
  • 4 ounce shredded carrots
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Stir Fry Sauce

  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch


  • Make the stir fry sauce then set aside for use. Simply combine all ingredients and give it a mix. Quick tip, give it another mix right before pouring into pan
  • Slice cabbage thinly, cut green onion and grate ginger if using.
  • Turn pan or wok on medium/high heat and add a little oil. Add in minced garlic, onion and ginger. Cook until garlic is brown or onions are translucent. Whichever comes first.
  • Turn heat to high and cabbage and shredded carrots. Continue mixing until you see cabbage has softened and withered. Cabbage should still have a slight crunch and not mushy.
  • Pour in stir fry sauce and mix until sauce thickens. When sauce has thickened remove from heat and serve. Quick tip, if eating with rice or noodles cook those first before making stir fry.


Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Don't overcook cabbage, you are looking for cabbage to wither just a little. You want to cook them but maintain the natural crunch it has.
  • High heat, stir fry is made to be cooked hot and fast. Keep heat high but depending on the pan you're using look to make adjustments if the heat climbs too high and starts to burn the pan. This is why a wok is recommended but not everyone has one, including me.


Nutrition Facts
Cabbage Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 44.5 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.2g0%
Sodium 661.4mg29%
Carbohydrates 9.2g3%
Fiber 2.6g11%
Sugar 4.3g5%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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