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Sautéed Cabbage with Shrimps

An easy dish that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare is sweet cabbage sauteed with jumbo shrimps. This dish is served with a side of rice for a satisfying and healthy meal.

Difficulty: Easy / Serving: 4 / Time: 30 minutes


10 jumbo shrimps

2 lb. of cabbage

6 tablespoons of diced yellow onion

1/2 teaspoon of sea salt

1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper

1/2 + 1/4 teaspoon of sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons of chicken bouillon powder

1 cup of low sodium chicken broth

3 stalks of scallions

Vegetable oil



Cut the cabbage leaves into 2 inch squares.


Dice 1 whole onion.

Cut 3 stalks of scallion into 2 inch segments.


Remove the shell while keeping the tail  and remove the veins from the shrimps. Butterfly the shrimps without cutting completely through it.


Bring a pot of water to a boil and blanch the cabbage leaves until they soften.


Season the shrimps with 2 tablespoons of dice onion, 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt, 1 teaspoon of chicken bouillon powder, 1/4 teaspoon of ground pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of sugar.


Heat a large pan on high with 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil and 2 tablespoons of diced onions.


When the onions turn translucent and golden, turn the heat to medium and add the shrimps and 1/2 cup of chicken broth. Saute until the shrimps turn white but not fully cooked, remove and set aside.


Wipe the pan down and heat it with 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and 2 tablespoons of diced onion. When the onion browns, add the blanched cabbage leaves. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of chicken bouillon powder and 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt. Toss for 1 minute to incorporate the ingredients. Add 1/2 cup of chicken stock and mix.


Once the chicken broth reduces by a third (approximately 5 minutes), add the shrimps and scallions. Toss all the ingredients together and turn off the heat.


Serve this dish with a side warm rice for an easy meal.



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Authors: Susan Tran and Chau Hoang

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