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Iron Chef Inspired Stir-fried Vegetable

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine: Asain


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil or shallot oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 scallion thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced
  • 2 cups snow pea string removed
  • 12 oz Taiwanese Cabbage roughly chopped
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sake or rice cooking wine (mijiu)
  • pinch of white pepper powder
  • 1 tsp unsalted butter


  • Heat oil in a wok/frying pan with garlic and scallion over medium heat, until the oil is hot and the aroma comes out.
  • Add carrots and stir fry for 10 second before adding snow peas and cabbage.
  • Turn the heat to medium high, add a big pinch of salt and continue to cook and stir until the cabbage is softened.
  • Add soy sauce, sake/rice cooking wine, white pepper powder and butter, continue to stir and cook until it reaches the desired texture. Season with salt to taste before removing it from the pan.


The amount of each vegetable is just a reference, feel free to adjust based on your preference.  Mushroom could be a good addition to this dish and sugar snap peas could be used in place of snow peas.