Hot and Sour White Cabbage Recipe -
  • READY IN 22 mins

Hot and Sour White Cabbage

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"This is an original recipe from North China using white cabbage, which in the United States, is referred to as bok choy. The recipe has an interesting flavor, and is for everyone who likes it hot! It's also quick and easy to make! To be authentic, serve the dish with unsalted Chinese or Japanese rice."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    7 mins

    22 mins


  1. Stir together the sugar, brown rice vinegar, cornstarch, and cold water in a small bowl.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. When hot, add the chile peppers; cook and stir until browned, about 4 minutes. Remove from the pan using a slotted spoon. Add the bok choy to the pan and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until wilted and tender. Pour in the vinegar sauce and bring to a boil. Cook and stir briefly until thickened, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat, and season with salt.
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Mar 03, 2009

Less vinegar would have been better, and really, follow the suggested amount of the chili. Don't go over because it will actually burn!

Jun 29, 2010

Way too oily, the cabbage was great but to much oil! I think if I do this again I will try 1/4 or less of the amount of oil that it calls for.


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  • Calories
  • 317 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 27.5 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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