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How to Cook Breaded Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

If you are looking for a unique veggie dish, I think this recipe here is a good choice. It's not as hard as you think to prepare and cook this dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: breaded stuffed cabbage
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 155kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 big Chinese cabbage Napa cabbage
  • 500 grams ground pork or chicken
  • 1/2 cup minced carrot
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 piece minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp. spring onion
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 raw egg
  • cornstarch for coating
  • Japanese bread crumbs for breading
  • 2 pcs beaten eggs for dipping
  • cooking oil for deep frying


How to Cook Breaded Stuffed Cabbage Rolls:

  • Cut the bottom part of the Chinese cabbage to separate the leaves. Wash and drain the cabbage leaves in a colander to dry.
  • Boil water in a pot and blanch each leaves for 10 to 15 seconds and soak in cold water for a few minutes.
  • Drain the leaves again and put in a colander to let it dry.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine ground pork or chicken, carrots, garlic, onion, spring onion, soy sauce, oyster sauce, ground black pepper and egg. Mix all the ingredients until well incorporated.
  • Lay a piece of cabbage leaf on a clean flat surface. Then put 2 Tbsp. of meat mixture on a bottom portion of the leaf then roll to wrap the filling.
  • Tack the sides of the leaf as you wrap the filling. Do the same procedure on the rest of the ingredients.
  • Steam stuffed cabbage rolls for 8 minutes and let is cool. Beat eggs in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the bowl containing cornstarch, Japanese breading and beaten eggs. Dredge each stuffed cabbge in cornstarch, then dip in beaten eggs then coat with Japanese bread crumbs.
  • Heat cooking oil deep enough to deep fry the stuffed cabbage. Fry until golden brown and put in a colander or strainer to drain excess oil.
  • Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!