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Napa Cabbage Stir Fry
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Rice Noodle Napa Cabbage Stir Fry

Delicious and easy to prepare stir fry using Napa Cabbage as the main ingredient.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chinese Cabbage, Napa Cabbage
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 462kcal


  • 150 g rice noodles
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 red or green chilies for extra spicy
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1- inch piece fresh ginger
  • ¼ napa cabbage
  • ½ zucchini
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes


  • Soak the noodles in hot water following the packet instructions. While soaking, keep tossing them to avoid sticking. Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. Leave aside.
  • Heat some vegetable oil in a pan. Finely chop the chillis (better to use gloves) and prepare the garlic and ginger paste by pressing or finely chopping them.
  • Add the chillies, garlic and ginger paste. Bring the oil to one side of the pan slightly lifting it with your hand.
  • Add the spice mix: five-spice powder, white pepper and chili flakes. Cook til fragrant.
  • Roughly chop the cabbage and zucchini and add it to the wok. While stirring keep cooking for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, sriracha, brown sugar and the noodles, stir one last time and you stir fry will be ready to serve.
  • For presentation, add some sesame seeds on the top, finely chopped spring onion and for extra spice, chilli flakes.


Optionally, you can add protein such as tofu or seitan.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1201mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 3mg