Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Soups)

Cabbage Packages in Soup Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6

1 cup

1/2 cup


4 tablespoon


6 1/4 cups

2 1/2 tablespoon

Pork, minced

Shrimps, minced

Green onions (scallions)

Coriander, finely chopped

Cabbage leaves

Chicken or pork broth

Nuoc Cham (fish sauce)

Method :
  • Blanch cabbage leaves in boiling water and cut away any tough sections from the base.

  • Cut white ends from green onions (scallions) and finely chop four white heads. Slice two lengthwise for garnish. Slice green stalks into strips.

  • Mix chopped green onions (scallions) and 2 tablespoons of the coriander with pork and shrimp. Season with pepper.

  • Into each cabbage leaf, place 1 tablespoon of mixture. First fold the leaf base then outer edges over it, and roll up. Carefully tie up each roll and a length of green onion (scallion) then place the packages gently into boiling broth and cook for 6 minutes.

  • Lift parcels into bowls, pour a cup of broth over each and garnish with remaining sliced green onions (scallions) and coriander. Dip rolls into fish sauce when eating.

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