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Thai-Style Cabbage

Thai-Style Cabbage is full of flavor and very easy to throw together at the last minute as a side for an Asian dinner.

Southern Living NOVEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Asian chili-garlic sauce
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 cups firmly packed sliced napa cabbage
  • 1 to 2 thinly sliced radishes


Whisk together brown sugar, lime zest, lime juice, fish sauce, and chili-garlic sauce in a large bowl. Stir in peanuts, green onions, and cilantro. Toss peanut sauce with cabbage and radishes. Serve immediately.

Thai-Style Noodles: Prepare Thai-Style Cabbage as directed, omitting radishes and substituting 1 (8-oz.) package wide lo mein noodles, prepared according to package directions, for napa cabbage.

Note: We tested with Ka•Me Wide Lo Mein Noodles.


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