Super Easy Stir-Fried Cabbage


A cabbage stir-fry recipe that's very simple to make. Using only soy sauce in this recipe brings out the natural sweetness in the cabbage.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound shredded cabbage

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine (Shaoxing wine)


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and cook until it begins to brown, 3 to 5 seconds.

    sauteed garlic in wok

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  2. Stir in cabbage until coated in oil; cover the wok and cook for 1 minute.

    overhead shot stir-fried cabbage in wok

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  3. Pour in soy sauce; cook and stir for another minute. Increase heat to high and stir in Chinese cooking wine. Cook and stir until cabbage is tender, about 2 minutes more.

    stir-fried cabbage in wok

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  4. Serve hot and enjoy!

    low angle looking at a bowl full of stir-fried cabbage



I prefer to use a gas stove for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

65 Calories
4g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 65
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 42mg 210%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 208mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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