Napa cabbage is packed with vitamins and minerals essential for health. It has vitamins A, C and B complex. (link) It is rich in potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, calcium and traces of iron, copper, manganese and selenium.
The Koreans use napa cabbage to make their kimchi.
Ingredients: (serve 5 as a side dish)
1 tsp of dried shrimps
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp of oyster sauce
1 tsp of light soy
1 tbs of cooking oil
Heat the in a wok or pan on medium till hot.
Toss in the dried shrimps, fry till fragrant.
Toss in the garlic and stir fry for a minute
Toss in the napa cabbage and stir fry for another minute.
Add a teaspoon of light soy.
Sprinkle half a cup of water, stir and cover the wok or pan.
Let the vegetables steam for about 3 minutes.
Give the vegetables a good stir and the dish should be done.
What you get will be a sweet, tasty and a bit crunchy vegetable dish with lots of flavour.
A short 4 minute video on cooking napa cabbage. Chicken stock is used to give this dish more flavour.