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Thai Shrimp and Cabbage Recipe

Thai Shrimp and Cabbage Recipe

"This spicy shrimp is absolutely wonderful served over shredded cabbage. When I'm in a hurry, I use packaged coleslaw mix instead," notes Beth Malchiodi of Brooklyn, New York. "It's a welcome change from rice."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 slice onion, halved
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 8 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  • 1. In a small skillet, stir-fry the cabbage in 1 teaspoon oil for 2 minutes or until tender. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, stir-fry onion and garlic in remaining oil until tender. Add the shrimp, water and soy sauce; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in cilantro and pepper flakes. Serve with cabbage. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 267 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 215 mg cholesterol, 1,181 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.