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

Chuka-fu shredded cabbage

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Prep: 5 mins


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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal103
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.9g
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  • 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



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  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.

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