Chicken And Cabbage Stir Fry

Chicken and Cabbage Stir Fry

A recipe full of fiber & flavor!

Yields: 4-6 one cup servings


  • 2 tbsp vegetable or sesame oil
  • 1 can of chicken, 12.5 oz
  • 1/2 medium cabbage, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1.5 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 tsp. salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp. hot sauce, optional
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat oil in a large sauté pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, onion, paprika, and tomato paste. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the cabbage and cook for five more minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes or until you can smell the garlic aroma.
  4. Add the shredded carrots, chicken stock, salt, and pepper. Stir everything together. Cook without the lid, stirring occasionally, for about 40 minutes, until there is no liquid remaining.
  5. Add hot sauce, if desired. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Quick Tips:

  • Serve with 1/2 cup brown rice or any other whole grain for an even heartier meal.
  • Add 1/2 cup of broccoli, green beans, or snow peas when you add the carrots for more fiber.


Recipe inspired by Salt & Lavender and approved by Open Hand Registered Dietitian Nutritionists.