Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Braised Cabbage Fish Cakes Recipe

(Ca Vo Cien Xao Cai Be Trang)

Ingredients : Serves 4

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 cup

2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1/2 medium size

1/2 teaspoon

1 clove

1 tablespoon


Corn flour

Chicken stock or water

Oyster sauce


Soy Sauce

White cabbage (medium size)

Fresh ginger, grated

Garlic, crushed


Chinese style fish cakes

Method :
  • Slice the fish cakes thinly.

  • Wash Chinese white cabbage. Drain well and cut into slices of 2.5 cm wide.

  • Heat oil in a wok. Fry garlic and ginger on low heat for a few seconds.

  • Add cabbage and stir fry for 1 minute.

  • Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt and stir well.

  • Add stocks or water and bring to boil. Turn in the sliced fish cakes and heat through.

  • Push ingredients to side of work, add corn flour mixed with a little cold water to the liquid in the center.

  • Stir constantly until it boils and thicken.

  • Stir all ingredients together.

  • Serve immediately with white rice.

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