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Stir-fried Cabbage with Garlic


  • 0.5 Chinese cabbage

  • 3 Garlic Cloves

  • sea salt

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • freshly Ground black Pepper


  • 1.

    Remove and discard outer leaves from cabbage and cut leaves into large pieces.

  • 2.

    Pound garlic in a mortar and pestle with a large pinch of salt until coarsely ground.

  • 3.

    Heat a wok until very hot, add a generous amount of olive oil and heat until almost smoking.

  • 4.

    Add garlic to wok, then immediately add cabbage and stir-fry, moving wok contents constantly, to prevent garlic burning. Cook, adding extra oil as necessary, over high heat until cabbage is warmed through and still crunchy.

  • 5.

    Transfer to a large serving platter and sprinkle generously with freshly ground black pepper.

  • 6.

    Serve as an accompaniment to barbecued fish, scallops or king prawns and steamed rice.

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