Stir-Fried Cabbage with Cashews
- SERVINGS: 4-6
- 2 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon Chinese black bean-chile sauce (see Notes)
- 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 pounds Savoy cabbage, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup roasted whole cashews
- In a bowl, mix the tomato paste, soy sauce, vinegar, black bean-chile sauce and 1/4 cup of water.
- 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.
Notes Chinese black bean-chile sauce is available at Asian specialty stores and some supermarkets. Serve With Serve with barbecued spareribsa natural for this Chinese-inspired dish.