Japanese Pork and Ginger Cabbage

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by The Flying Chef

This is a very simple, very quick dish to make and it tastes great, is healthy and is on the table in 35 minutes. It would even be quicker than that, but there is a ten minute marinating time.

Top Review by Vicki in CT

Ginger, soy sauce, and crispy cabbage set the stage for a wonderful stir fry pork. I added Thai chiles and green onion at the very end for a perfect zippy flavor. After reading the previous review I halved the recipe but kept the sauce amount as for four. I julienned the cabbage versus squares. Served over brown rice. Will definitely make this one again!! Can't wait to eat the leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sake, sugar, soy sauce and ginger in a bowl and stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add sliced pork and marinade 10 min's (do not marinate longer than 10 min's as pork will become tough.) Drain pork over a small bowl, reserve marinade.
  3. While pork is marinating, remove thick ribs from cabbage (the thick white stalky part in the centre.) Cut leaves into approx 4cm squares.
  4. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan, add pork stir-fry for about 5 Min's or until pork is almost cooked. Add reserved marinade stir-fry for a couple of minutes, finally add cabbage and stir-fry until cabbage just wilts.
  5. Serve pork over steamed rice.

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