Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Stir Fried Cabbage with Peppercorns Recipe

Ingredients :

700 g

10

5 small

3 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 1/2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

White cabbage

Szechwan peppercorns

Dried red chili peppers

Oil

Soy sauce

Vinegar

Sugar

Salt

Sesame seed oil

Method :
  • Choose a round, pale green cabbage with a firm heart. Never use loose leafed cabbage.

  • Wash in cold water and cut the leaves into small pieces the size of a matchbox.

  • Cut the chilies into small bits.

  • Mix the soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and salt to make the sauce.

  • Heat the oil in a preheated wok until it starts to smoke.

  • Add the peppercorns and the red chilies and a few seconds later the cabbage.

  • Stir for about 1 1/2 minutes until it starts to go limp.

  • Pour in the prepared sauce and continue stirring for a short while to allow the sauce to blend in.

  • Add the sesame seed oil just before serving.

  • This dish is delicious both hot and cold.

 

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