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Chinese Cabbage And Red Onion Salad

This recipe for Chinese cabbage and red onion salad was submitted by Elizabeth Rodgers and we'd love you to test it and let us know what you think.

Elizabeth says "As a lover of cabbage, both cooked or raw, I just thought I would try Chinese cabbage as it is softer and at the time it was the only type my store had in stock."


  • l young firm Chinese cabbage
  • l small red onion
  • l teaspoon sugar
  • Juice of two lemons
  • olive oil
  • pepper


  1. Shred the cabbage as finely as possible with a very sharp knife.
  2. Chop the onion as finely as possible and add to the cabbage
  3. Add the level teaspoon of sugar
  4. Add the juice of 1 or 2 lemons and then add olive oil to make it so that the leaves are just lightly coated with this.
  5. Mix well.

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

10 minutes

Notes & Variations on Chinese Cabbage And Red Onion Salad

Delicious served with fish, if you eat it, and mashed potato, used in sandwiches or just as an extra side dish with pasta.

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