Aug 25, 2014

Braised Chinese Cabbage

                          Chinese white cabbage is a Chinese leaf vegetable often used in Chinese cuisine, it is particularly popular in northern China around Beijing (Peking). This recipe is quick, simple yet delicious n healthy way to enjoy chinese cabbage. Serve it with hot steamed rice or noodles.

Ingredients:
  • 500g Chinese white cabbage
  • 1 thinly sliced green pepper
  • 200 gm mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons groundnut oil
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
Method:
  •  Wash the napa cabbage and separate the leaves and wash all the leaves. Chop 1 inch pieces.

  •  Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a wok/ large frying pan and heat up the oil till its sizzling hot on high flame.
  • Then add the Chinese white cabbage into the wok, stir fry it for 2 - 3 minutes, stirring constantly. 
  • Add the green pepper strips and the mushrooms into wok along with the dark soy sauce, sugar, salt and black pepper
  •  Pour over about 4 tablespoons of water, stir it well with the vegetables, cover the wok and cook for 4 - 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Serve with boiled rice or fried rice.