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Chile-Garlic Cabbage

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr


Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)
If you like your cabbage a little crisp and with a bite, serve up Chile-Garlic Cabbage. Feel free to substitute Sriracha sauce or another chili paste if you can't find sambal oelek.


  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 8 cups sliced green cabbage
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 57
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • sodium 193 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine lime juice, brown sugar, fish sauce, and sambal oelek in a small bowl. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; swirl. Add cabbage to pan; cook 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in brown sugar mixture; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cilantro.

Cook's Notes

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