Stir-Fried Cabbage with Cashews

  • SERVINGS: 4-6


  1. 2 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
  2. 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  3. 2 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon Chinese black bean-chile sauce (see Notes)
  5. 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  6. 1 garlic clove, minced
  7. 2 pounds Savoy cabbage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  8. 1/2 cup roasted whole cashews
  1. In a bowl, mix the tomato paste, soy sauce, vinegar, black bean-chile sauce and 1/4 cup of water.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok. Add the garlic and stir-fry over moderately high heat for about 30 seconds. Add the cabbage and stir-fry until just wilted, about 5 minutes. Add the sauce mixture and stir-fry for 1 minute. Serve topped with the cashews.
Chinese black bean-chile sauce is available at Asian specialty stores and some supermarkets.
Serve With
Serve with barbecued spareribs—a natural for this Chinese-inspired dish.