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Pickled Chinese Cabbage

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Chinese cabbage
  • 1 1/2 c Water
  • 2 tb Salt
  • 1 ts Szechwan peppercorns
  • 1 ts Sherry


1. Cut cabbage stems in 1/2- by 2-inch strips. (Save the green leaves
for soups or stir-fried dishes.) Let dry out several hours or overnight;
then place in a large jar.

2. Bring water almost to a boil, then remove from heat. Stir in salt to
dissolve; add Szechwan peppercorns and sherry. Let cool; then pour over

3. Cover and refrigerate 3 days. Before serving, drain cabbage well and
blot with paper toweling.

NOTE: To use marinade a second time, reheat and stir in another teaspoon
of salt.

VARIATIONS: For the Chinese cabbage, substitute string beans; or celery
or carrots, cut in strips about 2 inches long.

In step 1, add 1 or 2 whole dried red peppers to the jar.

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