Stir-Fried Spiced Cabbage (La-Pai-Ts'ai)

READY IN: 23mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • With a sharp knife, trim the top leaves of the cabbage and wash them.
  • Cut the cabbage into 1 by 2 inch pieces.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar,vinegar,soy sauce,salt, and cayenne pepper and mix thoroughly.
  • Heat a wok or large frying pan over high heat for about 30 seconds.
  • Pour in the oil, swirl it in the pan, and heat for about another 30 seconds.
  • Turn the heat down to moderate, add the cabbage, and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Make sure all the cabbage is coated with the oil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the soy-vinegar mixture.
  • Transfer the cabbage to a serving platter and let cool to lukewarm before serving.
  • May be served chilled, if you prefer.
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