Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Vegetables)

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

2 lbs


1/2 tablespoon

3 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

2 teaspoon

1/2 tablespoon

5 tablespoons

Round cabbage or Chinese cabbage

Dried hot red pepper

Brown peppercorns

Soy sauce

Brown vinegar



Sesame oil


Method :
  • Carefully remove clean-tear cabbage leaves into small pieces about 2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Cut spine of leaf into smaller pieces.

  • Wipe clean and cut dry hot red peppers into 1 inch long strips, remove seeds.

  • Heat oil in frying pan, fry red pepper first, and when the pepper gets dark in color, add peppercorns and cabbage. Stir quickly over very high heat for 3 minutes.

  • When cabbage is soft, add salt, sugar and soy sauce. Stir for one more minute.

  • Add vinegar and sesame oil.

  • Stir thoroughly until well mixed.

  • Serve on a platter.

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