Stir-Fry of Napa Cabbage and Carrots

  • 1 T. peanut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T. fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 8 oz. carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 1 medium-large head Napa Cabbage (about 2 lbs), rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 2 T. soy sauce
  • 1 t. toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 t. chili paste with garlic


Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add the peanut oil, garlic, and ginger and stir-fry for a few minutes, but do not allow the garlic to brown.

Add the carrot and stir-fry for 3 minutes.  Add the cabbage and stir-fry for 3 minutes.  Add the soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, and chili paste and stir well to mix.

Adapted from The Joy of Cooking