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Chuka-fu shredded cabbage served in a bowl in a Japanese banquet

Chuka-fu shredded cabbage

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make this shredded cabbage as a typical Japanese side dish. It offers a freshness to cut through the richness of tonkatsu or other fried Japanese dishes

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal103
fat7g
saturates1g
carbs6g
sugars5g
fibre3g
protein2g
salt0.9g
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Ingredients

  • ½ green cabbage or pointed cabbage, shredded as finely as you can

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp white miso
  • 1 tbsp soy
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 large lime , juiced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Whisk the dressing ingredients together and toss into the shredded cabbage. Keep in the fridge (see tip below) until ready to serve alongside tonkatsu or other Japanese dishes.

RECIPE TIPS
PREPARING AHEAD

The cabbage will go soggy if left dressed in the fridge for longer than an hour, so if you need to prepare ahead, simply make up the dressing and add it just before serving.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2018

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