Stir-Fried Cabbage

This Stir-Fried Napa Cabbage recipe has Asian seasonings like sesame oil, 5-spice powder, low-sodium soy sauce, and white pepper. It also has olive oil, fresh minced garlic, and is seasoned with kosher salt.

It’s lovely and comforting on meatless nights, you can serve it as a side or over rice.

Stir-Fried Cabbage




5  mins


10 mins


 15 mins

– 1 head Napa cabbage – 2 tablespoons regular olive oil – 1 teaspoon sesame oil -– 1-3 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce – 1-2 cloves garlic, minced


In a large wok, add the olive oil, sesame oil, and garlic, heat over low to medium heat until the oil is warm, add the chopped Napa cabbage, stir with a spatula until all the cabbage is coated with the oil-garlic mixture.

Sprinkle the 5-spice powder, drizzle the soy sauce, and stir until evenly mixed. You can add the pepper in while it's cooking or choose to add it when serving.

The cabbage should take between 8-10 minutes to become tender, you can cover it to preserve the juices which are delicious over steamed rice.

Swipe to get the full, printable recipe & notes!

Sign Up For Our Weekly Email List & Get Your Free Seasonal Produce Chart PDF