How to make it

  • Plunge cabbage leaves into boiling salted water and blanch 1 minute.
  • Remove drain and pat dry.
  • Toss chopped onion in 1 tablespoon oil in wok over medium heat.
  • Add chopped pepper, olives, cooked rice, ginger, salt and pepper.
  • Stir well to warm then lay out leaves.
  • Divide stuffing among leaves leaving edges clear.
  • Turn in sides of each leaf then roll like a cigar and tie with fine twine.
  • Heat remaining tablespoon oil in saucepan or wok that will hold leaves in a single layer.
  • Gently turn stuffed leaves one at a time in oil then lay them all in the pan.
  • Add water to come halfway up leaves, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Bring liquid to boil then cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Carefully remove stuffed leaves from pan to plates and serve immediately.

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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Your Aunt sure could cook because this one sounds fantastic! I love stuffed cabbage.
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    " It was excellent "
    dollhead ate it and said...
    Nice heirloom recipe! Thanks for the share!
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    This sounds different and unique! Thanks for sharing another great recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    whuebl ate it and said...
    Cool recipe... thanks! I need to try this one - kind of an Asian version of stuffed cabbage leaves.
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