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Cap Cai

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"This is a yummy Chinese-Indonesian vegetable dish that you'll find in restaurants all over Jakarta. It's a great pescetarian dish, too. We usually serve it with brown rice and a fried tofu. You can leave out the prawns and the taste is still great, or even substitute for chicken."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 250 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the shrimp, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, and green onion. Pour in the water, cover, and cook until the shrimp is no longer translucent in the center and the vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Dissolve the cornstarch into the fish sauce in a small bowl. Stir into the cap cai along with the oyster sauce, sugar, and pepper; stir until thickened. Season with salt before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 250 calories; 11.9 g fat; 18.7 g carbohydrates; 18.9 g protein; 106 mg cholesterol; 819 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a very tasty stir fry! The only difference I made was substituting napa cabbage for bok choy. I served it with the Peanut Butter Noodles recipe.

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I followed the recipe pretty much exactly since no one had rated or reviewed it yet. The only change I made was substituting spinach leaves for bok choy since I didn't have any on hand - I just...

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This is a very tasty stir fry! The only difference I made was substituting napa cabbage for bok choy. I served it with the Peanut Butter Noodles recipe.

This tastes really good, it hit the spot. I did nto have Cauliflower nor fish sauce. I used Soy sauce instead.

I followed the recipe pretty much exactly since no one had rated or reviewed it yet. The only change I made was substituting spinach leaves for bok choy since I didn't have any on hand - I just...

I'm an Indonesian currently living abroad. I made this recipe and it tasted like the capcai (or capcay) my mother made at home! It was such a nice surprise. Very easy to make and healthy :)

It's a lot of chopping and prep, but was quite tasty. I liked the massive veggie usage! I would suggest that this dish needs NO additional salt, because it obtains quite enough from the fish s...

This recipe has promise. I didn't have much broccoli, so it was a little heavy on Cauliflower. Also didn't have any fish sauce on hand. Thought there could have been a bit more flavour, and w...

I was very suprised when my kids loved this. I wasn't to sure they would but it was great. I followed the recipe as written and it was great.

i made some changes, like sauteeing the garlic in hot oil first. mainly, i cooked for a shorter period of time because i like my veggies crisp: leaving the onions in only for a couple of minutes...

Very good!