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Asian Cabbage Rolls (no wrapper dumplings)

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This steamed cabbage roll recipe is filled with ground pork, shiitake mushrooms, carrots, and water chestnuts mixed with flavorful condiments and spices like garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Same ingredients you would put in regular dumplings. The rolls are then wrapped up in cabbage leaves and steamed until cooked.

  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: makes 10 cabbage rolls 1x



1 head of cabbage


1 lb of ground pork

5-6 dried shitake mushrooms

4 tbsp minced water chestnuts

4 tbsp minced carrots

1 bunch of green onions

3 garlic cloves

2 tbsp sesame oil

2 tbsp oyster sauce

2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce

1 tbsp white sugar

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper


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  • Author: Carmen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: mains
  • Method: steam
  • Cuisine: asian