Stir-Fried Green Cabbage

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Homestyle Chinese Cooking

Homestyle Chinese Cooking

By Yan-Kit So

Published 1997

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  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 slices fresh ginger, peeled
  • 2-3 scallions, cut into 1-inch sections, white and green parts separated
  • 1½ pounds green cabbage, roughly chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons thin soy sauce


  • Heat the wok over a high heat until smoke rises. Add the oil and swirl it around. Add the ginger, then the white scallions, and let sizzle for a few seconds to release their aroma. Add the cabbage and, sliding the wok scoop to the bottom of the wok, flip and turn for 3-5 minutes. Then reduce the heat, cover the wok with the lid, and cook for 3-5 more minutes, until tender but still slightly crunchy. Add the salt and soy sauce. Add the green scallions, stir, and remove to a serving plate. Serve immediately.

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