Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Soups)

Pork Cabbage Roll Soup Recipe

(Canh Bap Cai Cuon Thit)

Ingredients : Serves 4

300 g


50 g



500 g

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon


1 liter

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon


For garnishing

2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Minced (ground) pork

Shallots, peeled and finely chopped

Dried fine rice vermicelli, soaked in warm water for

5 minutes and chopped

Wood ear fungus, soaked to soften and chopped

White cabbage, leaves separated and blanched

Salt, or to taste

Ground white pepper, or to taste

Spring onions (scallions), green part only, blanched

Water or stock

Chicken seasoning powder

Fish sauce



Chopped, spring onions (scallions)

Chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves

Method :
  • Combine minced pork, shallots, rice vermicelli and wood ear fungus, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Put 1 tablespoon of minced pork mixture onto each cabbage leaf and roll up neatly.

  • Secure with a length of spring onion.

  • Bring water or stock to the boil and cook cabbage rolls for 5 minutes.

  • Add salt, pepper, chicken seasoning powder and fish sauce.

  • Ladle soup and cabbage rolls into individual serving bowls and sprinkle with chopped spring onion and coriander.

  • Serve hot.

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