Cabbage Stir Fry with Thai Fish Cakes

September 5, 2018

 

Thai stir fry vibes minus the grains. I loved discovering cauliflower rice minus the price so I've come up with a thriftier solution- white cabbage rice, purple could work but I feel the taste is more neutral to suit the variety of flavours in the stir fry just as normal rice would.

 

 

Fish Cakes 

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces of cod, skins removed

  • 1 thumb sized piece of ginger

  • 2 stalks of lemongrass, crushed, with ends and outer shell removed and then diced finely

  • 3 spring onions, sliced

  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed

  • 1 handful of fresh coriander, chopped

  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos

  • Juice of a lime

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, for frying

Stir Fry

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1/4 white cabbage, diced

  • 2 spring onions, sliced thinly

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  • 1 large thumb sized piece of ginger

  • 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 courgette, quartered

  • 1 carrot, quartered

  • handful of baby corn 

  • 1 bok choi 

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

 

Instructions

1. Combine the marinade ingredients, rub into the cod fillets and leave to marinade for 30 mins to an hour, or ideally overnight, then blend everything with a tbsp of coconut flour to help bind the ingredients. Shape into 4 large fish cakes or 6 small ball shapes.

2. Sauté all of the vegetables except for the cabbage in 1 tbsp of coconut oil on a medium heat until softened, add a tbsp of water if necessary.

3. Add the garlic and ginger, continue to cook and then combine with 1 tbsp of coriander and 1 tbsp lemon juice.

4. Saute the cabbage until translucent, then add 1/4 cup water and cover, cooking for 20 minutes total. Then add 1 tbsp of coriander and the lemon juice to the cabbage, mix well.

5. Keep everything covered on a low heat while you heat the oil for the fish cakes, cook with the lid on for 3-4 minutes on each side until browned and cooked through. Serve the cabbage next to the stir fry as you would rice, with the fish cakes on top.

 

 

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