Better Frizzled Cabbage

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Frizzled cabbage with an Asian flavor. Easy to make with packaged slaw mix. Makes a nice side dish with steamed rice and Asian chicken wings.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) bag coleslaw mix
  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • soy sauce or teriyaki sauce


  1. Fry bacon in medium hot skillet until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon from pan and pour off all but about 2 tablespoons of the drippings.
  3. Add the cabbage to hot skillet and a bit of water to de-glaze the pan.
  4. Reduce heat and cover pan.
  5. Stir occasionally and cook until mostly wilted.
  6. Turn the heat down to medium-low and let cook, stirring frequently, until cabbage is starting to caramelize (brown), about 10 minutes.
  7. Do not let burn.
  8. Add preferred sauce to taste, return bacon to cabbage and serve.


Most Helpful

Good, easy. I used regular white cabbage sliced by thinly. Also a little shallot and garlic. Fast, tasty, would make again.

Kasha February 19, 2012

I like cabbage and I liked this recipe. I used soy sauce with reduced sodium. Thanks Whitman :) Made for PAC Spring 2010

Boomette April 17, 2010

This was very easy to make. I followed the recipe as written. This was different. The kids enjoyed it more then I did as they thought it tastes like Chinese. I wasn't fond of the bacon soy sauce mixture. Made for Spring PAC 2010.

bmcnichol April 15, 2010

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