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Fried Rice with Savoy Cabbage

Egg option: Instead of chicken, add 2 beaten eggs to wok simultaneously with the rice. Fry until egg is cooked and mixed evenly into rice. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1/2 savoy cabbage , chopped
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger , minced
  • 2-3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil or other cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 11/2 cups white or brown rice.
  • 1 cup , chopped cooked chicken (optional) or
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten (optional)


  1. Cook rice according to directions until cooked but al dente.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or large saucepan until very hot but not smoking.
  3. Add cabbage, onion, garlic and ginger to wok and sauté over high heat, stirring often.
  4. After about 5 minutes, add 1 tbsp of soy sauce and the rice vinegar.
  5. Continue frying until the cabbage is very tender, adding the chopped chicken near the end of the cabbage cooking time.
  6. Add rice and 1 more tablespoon soy sauce to the wok.
  7. Sauté, stirring constantly until rice is mixed evenly