Sweet and Sour Braised Pork Stuffed Napa Cabbage Rolls

Recipe by MauiMaidTeri
READY IN: 50mins




  • Place cabbage in salted boiling water for 8 minutes with lemon juice.
  • Remove cool and separate into individual leafs. Make sure to slice middle ridge so the leaf is totally flat for rolling, reserve.
  • Heat a large sauté pan with olive oil over medium heat.
  • Place onions in pan and sweat for 7 minutes.
  • Add pork and sauté for another 10 minutes making sure to break up pork with a spoon as you sauté.
  • Add garlic puree and cook till garlic is caramelized.
  • Now add Teriyaki sauce and reduce till mixture has reduced.
  • Drain off excess liquid and cool mixture at room temperature.
  • Add cooked rice along with mascarpone cheese and chopped fresh tarragon. Combine well.
  • Take a tablespoon of mixture and place in cabbage leaf, roll tightly to form a cabbage burrito roll.
  • The Sauce.
  • Pulse tomatoes with the liquid in a blender for 20 seconds.
  • Add tomatoes to a pot along with vinegar, sugar, white wine and sweet chili sauce and reduce by 1/3.
  • Place cabbage rolls in a baking dish and cover with liquid by two thirds.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and place in a 350F degree oven for 25 minutes.
  • Serve in a bowl and drizzle sauce over cabbage.