How to Make Beijing Cabbage Salad

Peking Salad

Recently, Chinese cabbage was considered a “curiosity” on store shelves. But thanks to selection and breeding of new varieties, vegetable crops began to be grown in the European climate. Now the product has firmly established its position in the market and in the diet. At home, a lot of varied and tasty dishes are prepared from it, including salads.


Cabbage leaves

Preparation is simple, but requires compliance with certain rules.

  • The choice. Vegetable is chosen without obvious damage and darkened leaves.
  • Rinse forks with water and dry. It is easier to do this by taking it apart into leaves.
  • The green part of the leaves is recommended to be cut into larger ones (it is more tender), the white part - into straws or smaller, into cubes.
  • For refueling use oil, mayonnaise, yogurt. You can add lemon juice, soy sauce, mustard.

Peking cabbage salad - the most delicious recipe

Vegetables in a plate

There is a classic recipe for a delicious Chinese cabbage salad with a standard selection of products. But they can be diversified, it will turn out even tastier. You can add ham, cheese, shrimp, olives, olives.

Servings: +6
  • cabbage 1 PC
  • a tomato 1 PC
  • cucumber 1 PC
  • sweet pepper 1 PC
  • carrot 1 PC
  • corn 130 g
  • mayonnaise 60 g
  • greenery for decoration
  • salt taste
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 45 kcal
Proteins: 2 g
Fats: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 9 g
15 minutes.Video
  • Dry the washed cabbage, cut the green part into large cubes, and the white part into smaller ones.
  • Cut the tomato, pepper, cucumber into strips.
  • Peel the carrots, grate with a long straw.
  • Put everything in a container of an appropriate size.
  • Add corn, season with mayonnaise.
  • Garnish with greens before use.

Crab salad

Delicious salad

Original and very tasty salad. The spicy taste is given by surimi meat or chopped white fish meat, from which crab sticks are traditionally prepared.

  • cabbage - one forks;
  • crab sticks - 100-120 g;
  • egg (boiled) - a couple of pieces;
  • cucumber - one;
  • mayonnaise - a pack;
  • salt.
How to cook:
  1. Wash, dry the forks. Cut into strips.
  2. Cut the cucumber and eggs into cubes.
  3. Chop sticks into strips.
  4. Put in a container, pour with mayonnaise, mix. Add salt if desired.

You can decorate with herbs or corn.

Video recipe

TASTY SALAD WITH Crab sticks and Peking cabbage SIMPLE RECIPE | Crab Sticks Salad Recipe

A simple recipe with crackers

The simplest but incredibly delicious recipe. A great option for a holiday or family dinner. Crackers add unusualness and piquancy. You can experiment by choosing different types of dried bread.

  • crackers - 85 g;
  • cabbage - forks;
  • cucumbers - a pair of pieces;
  • mayonnaise - a pack.
  1. Washed and dried head of chopped cabbage.
  2. Cucumbers cut into strips.
  3. Place in a salad bowl, season with mayonnaise.
  4. Sprinkle with crackers before use.
IMPORTANT! Do not add crackers in advance. They will soften, and there will be no cheerful crunch during a meal.

Optionally, you can diversify corn, tomatoes, sweet peppers.


Chicken and Corn Salad

The lunch option is not only tasty, but also nutritious, thanks to chicken meat. By the way, the chicken can be replaced with turkey.

  • cabbage - forks;
  • chicken breast - 160 g;
  • eggs (boiled) - a pair of pieces;
  • corn - 140 g;
  • salt;
  • olive oil - 25 ml;
  • pepper.
  • Fry the fillet until cooked. Allow to cool.Cut into cubes.
  • Peel the eggs, cut into cubes, chop the cabbage.
  • Place in a deep dish, add corn.
  • Salt, sprinkle with pepper, pour oil.

You can vary the pineapple. The combination of chicken and pineapple is amazingly delicious. Garnish with greens before use.

Video recipe

The original version with cucumbers and tomatoes

Light vitamin salad with a pleasant dressing of oil and lemon juice. If desired, you can put mustard, soy sauce.

  • cabbage - forks;
  • tomato - one;
  • cucumber - one;
  • lemon juice - to taste;
  • oil (olives or sunflower) - 25-35 ml;
  • salt;
  • greenery.
  1. Rinse out the cabbage, dry it. Cut into large cubes.
  2. Washed vegetables, dry. Cut tomatoes, cucumbers into strips.
  3. Put everything in a container, pour over lemon juice, salt. Mix.
  4. Garnish with herbs, sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Calorie content

Vegetables in a basket

Calorie content in general depends on the constituent components. Calorie cabbage - 16 kcal per 100 grams. The table shows the options seasoned with vegetable oil. When using mayonnaise, eggs, olives, olives, cheese or other ingredients, the energy value will increase.

With additional ingredientsWith vegetable oilWith mayonnaise
Chicken fillet73,7250

The benefits and harms of Beijing cabbage

Cabbage slicing

The benefits of Beijing cabbage can not be ignored.

  • The composition contains a large amount of food indigestible fiber. The white part of the leaf contains more, the green a little less. Acting as a kind of brush, the fibers clean waste, mucus from the intestinal walls. Eliminate cholesterol.
  • Vitamin C and citric acid are found mainly in the green part.
  • The white part of the leaves is rich in vitamin A, which is responsible for the production of rhodopsin, which improves vision.
    Strengthens the walls of blood vessels.
  • It removes toxins, protects against free radicals.
  • Vitamin K is responsible for blood coagulation.
  • It is enriched with iron, which has a beneficial effect on well-being with anemia.
  • Introduced into the diet for weight loss, for the prevention of constipation.

For all its usefulness, one should not lose sight of restrictions on use.

  • Negatively affects the condition of people who have problems with the digestive system.
  • Not recommended for high acidity, gastritis, ulcers.
  • Contraindicated in colitis, increased flatulence, a tendency to dysfunction.

Useful Tips

  1. For a more wholesome salad, add flaxseed, chia, pumpkin or sesame seeds.
  2. Mayonnaise, if desired or for health reasons, can be replaced with sour cream and soy sauce, adding a little mustard.
  3. The original way to serve the dish to the table is if you put it on a whole sheet of head of cabbage.

All of these recipes are classic, but you can diversify them by adding ingredients based on combinations of different products and your preferences.

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