Vietnamese Pork in Savoy Cabbage

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 68.7
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.3 mg
  • Sodium: 418.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Makes 20 small cabbage rolls Makes 20 small cabbage rolls
Number of Servings: 20


    Cabbage, savoy, 20 leaves
    Pork, lean ground, raw, 16 oz
    Water chestnuts, 1/4 cup chopped
    Scallions 3 tbsp minced
    Garlic, 2 clove minced
    2 Tbsp minced mint leaves
    Ginger Root, 1 1.2 tsp minced
    Lemon Juice, 1 1/2 tsp
    1/4 tsp Chinese hot chili oil
    Granulated Sugar, 1/4 tsp
    Salt, 1 tsp

    Soy Sauce, 1/3 cup
    Granulated Sugar, 1 tsp
    Lemon Juice, 3 Tbsp
    Ginger Root, 1 1/2 tsp
    Chinese Hot Chili Oil 1/4 tsp
    Garlic, 1 clove minced
    Cilantro, 1 1/2 tsp
    Mint, 1 1/2 minced leaves


Drop cabbage leaves into boiling water and cook 1-2 minutes or until pliable. Immediately plunge into cold water to stop cooking.

Use a trivet or crumble a large sheet of foil into bottom of cooker to keep rolls out of liquid. Cut a "V" from stem of cabbage leaf: remove tough portion.

In a medium bowl, combine pork, water chestnuts, garlic, onions, mint, ginger, lemon juice, chili oil, sugar, and salt. Place about 1 1/2 tablespoons pork mixture in center of each cabbage leaf. Roll to enclose mixture. Place on trivet or foil, seam side down, stacking if necessary. Cover and cook on low 5-6 hours.

Meanwhile, make sauce: Bring all sauce ingredients to a boil in a small sauce pan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 2-3 minutes. Remove cabbage rolls to a serving dish. Pour sauce over rolls.

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LINDYTHALIA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    soy sauce isn't gluten free :( do you mean tamari? - 4/8/15

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    Do you use a slow cooker for this? Sorry - kind of confused. - 11/28/10

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    I made this it is great. - 5/12/10