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Fermented Cabbage

Taiwanese Fermented Vegetables


2 Lbs round white cabbage
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons wine vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon  oil

1.  First, discard though outer leaves and core of cabbage. Cut into 1 inch cubes.
2. Combine brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and salt.
3. Heat 1 TBSP. of oil. Add cabbage and stir fry until translucent but still crisp
4. (about three minutes). Transfer to a bowl.
5. Heat remaining 1 TBSP oil Add brown sugar - say mixture and cook.
6. stirring, until sugar dissolves. Then pour over cabbage and toss.
7. Transfer to tightly covered container and refrigerate overnight.
8. Variations: for the white cabbage, substitute red cabbage, for the wine vinegar, substitute cider vinegar. 
9. In step 2, add 1/2 teaspoons hot pepper flakes. 

Here are the steps: