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Cabbage and sesame stir-fry

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Vegetarian mains

Cabbage and sesame stir-fry

Side Serves 4 20 min
Make this quick, Asian-flavoured vegetarian side with any kind of cabbage, or with kale or pak choi. It goes well with other oriental dishes, or could be a healthy light meal with some brown rice.


  • 450g cabbage (any kind or a mix of leaves including kale and pak choi), very finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp light oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2cm fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a wok or heavy based pan then sauté the garlic and ginger for just one minute.
  • Step 2

    Add the cabbage and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes until just tender.
  • Step 3

    Stir in the soy sauce and cook for 1 minute. Sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds and serve.

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