Sichuan smoky bacon cabbage

Sichuan smoky bacon cabbage
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Takes 15 minutes to make

Our version of Sichuan cabbage stir-fry includes smoked bacon. It’s best served as part of a Chinese menu, or to use up Christmas leftovers.

Or, for a Chinese stir-fry that can stand alone as a family meal, try this prawn, cabbage and Sichuan pepper stir-fry.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
99kcals
Fat
8.4g (2.5g saturated)
Protein
4.6g
Carbohydrates
1.1g (1g sugar)
Salt
1.1g
Calories
99kcals
Fat
8.4g (2.5g saturated)
Protein
4.6g
Carbohydrates
1.1g (1g sugar)
Salt
1.1g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 1 medium red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 5 smoked streaky bacon rashers, chopped into 1cm pieces
  • 1 tsp Shaoxing rice wine
  • 300g pointed cabbage, halved and shredded into 1cm pieces
  • 1 tbsp black rice vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp chilli oil
  • Pinch of salt

Method

  1. Heat a wok over a medium heat. Add the groundnut oil and stir-fry the chilli and peppercorns for a few seconds, then add the bacon and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  2. When the bacon browns, add the rice wine and cabbage and stir-fry for a further 3 minutes. Season with black rice vinegar, lemon juice, chilli oil and the salt and toss together well before serving.

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