Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry
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Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry

This easy and flavourful Chinese cabbage stir fry recipe takes only 10 minutes to prepare.
Cabbage in Chinese stir fry is perfect for a quick dinner meal, but still a healthy dish loaded with nutrients.

This cabbage stir-fry is savoury, tangy, and very quick to prepare.
Plus, it’s CHEAP.
The cabbage in Chinese stir fry is so inexpensive, filling, and healthy, but many people don’t always know how to prepare it in a way that actually tastes good.

So here you go, make the best gluten free, keto friendly, chili-blackbean pork and cabbage stir-fry.

Yield: Yield: 1 Serve

Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe

Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry

Our simple recipe for cabbage stir fry is quite possibly the easiest stir fry recipe on the planet.
This tasty Chinese cabbage stir fry with pork is an aromatic blend of flavours and textures - best of all, it is low-fat and quick to prepare!

It is also keto diet friendly, low-carb and very customisable, with some great variations and ideas!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes


  • 150 grams minced Pork
  • 20g Red Capsicum/Bell Pepper
  • 20g Shallots
  • 1 Tbsp Chilli-Blackbean Paste
  • 75g Cabbage


  1. Cut Capsicum/Bell Pepper into thin strips.
  2. Thinly slice shallots.
  3. Hand tear the cabbage into bite size pieces. (see notes below)
  4. Sear pork in a non-stick pan until brown and fat is rendered.
  5. Add shallots and capsicum/bell peppers. Saute until aromatic.
  6. Add chili-blackbean paste. Stir well.
  7. Add cabbage and toss for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.


Preparing the cabbage for your Chinese cabbage stir-fry

Hand tearing makes it easier to remove the stem of each cabbage leaf.
Since this is a quick stir-fry, the hard, thick stems wouldn’t cook through when tender, thin leaves are ready to be dished out.
When cut by a knife, several layers of the cabbage tend to stay together. Hand tearing will make sure each piece is separated.

Cabbage Stir Fry serving suggestions

  1. This stir fry is perfect for a lunch with a side dish of Pork Wontons.
  2. If you want a slightly heavier meal serve with some Cold rice salad.

Cabbage Stir Fry recipe Variations

Chinese cabbage stir fry chicken

Create your own Chinese chicken and cabbage stir fry by substituting the minced pork with minced chicken.

Chinese cabbage stir fry with beef

Make a Chinese beef and cabbage stir fry. Simply substituting the minced pork with beef mince will do the trick.
Fold in when the cabbage is done.

Chinese cabbage stir fry with bacon

Make a Chinese bacon cabbage stir fry. Simply chop 1 bacon rasher into small pieces and dry fry in a non-stick frypan.
Fold in when the cabbage is done.

Vegetarian Chinese cabbage stir fry

To make this Chinese cabbage stir fry vegetarian, simply substitute the pork with ¼ cup of diced mushrooms.
Add the mushrooms when sauteing shallots and capsicum

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 446Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 135mgSodium: 159mgCarbohydrates: 18gFibre: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 44g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

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