In the field of cooking in recent years, many recipes have appeared using Chinese (Beijing) cabbage. The leaves of this cabbage are used not only as ingredients, but also as a peculiar decoration when serving meat dishes. In fact, Chinese cabbage has both nutritional and medicinal properties. It can be successfully used for making salads, and as an ingredient for any other dish in which you usually use any other kind of cabbage. Even the ancient Romans, Chinese cabbage attributed hygienic properties, and considered it an indispensable cure for all ailments.
According to the writer Caton the Elder, that it was thanks to Peking cabbage that the ancient Romans did not go to doctors for 600 years. Beijing cabbage is very useful in stomach ulcers and in diseases of the cardiovascular system. To cut it, cabbage is a source of longevity. It contains lysine, an amino acid that successfully dissolves foreign proteins in our bodies and is the main blood purifier, boosting our body's immune system. That is why the longevity of people in China and Japan, is inextricably attributed to the use of Beijing cabbage in food.
Recipe 1. Chinese cabbage salad “Anastasia”
Connoisseurs of tasty and healthy salads, dedicated. To prepare, we need to prepare: Peking cabbage - 1 pc; boiled ham - 300g; boiled chicken fillet - 1 pc; Korean carrot - 1 pc; walnuts - 1 handful; mayonnaise - 100 g
Carefully chop Beijing cabbage and put it in a beautiful salad bowl. Boiled and chilled ham cut into long strips and together with carrots in Korean and send to the cabbage. Cut strips of boiled chicken breast and send to the salad. Whisk the eggs, add 2 tbsp of l. water and a little flour and prepare 2 omelets. Let them cool and cut into strips. All ingredients gently mix and season with mayonnaise. Sprinkle with walnuts on top of the salad, and ... enjoy your meal. This salad can be eaten immediately after cooking.
Recipe 2. Chinese cabbage salad
First, we should prepare the following ingredients: grilled chicken breast - 1 pc; Beijing cabbage - 200 g; fresh tomatoes - 3 pcs; hard cheese - 100 g; wine or apple vinegar - 1 tbsp. l .; mustard - 1 tsp; olive oil - 3 tbsp. l .; onion (optional); salt, pepper and sugar - to taste.
Let's get started First, gently chop the Peking cabbage into sticks, season with salt and stir a little. Chicken breast cut into strips or disassemble hands on the fibers. Slice the tomatoes, chop the cheese and greens. All add up in a salad bowl and mix.
Separately prepare a gas station. To do this, take the mustard, mix it with oil, vinegar, add sugar, salt and pepper. We fill up our salad. Sprinkle with the rest of the greens and grated cheese. That's all, our tasty salad is ready to eat. I wish you all bon appetite !!!
Recipe 3. Chinese cabbage salad “Maestro”
Prepare the following products: Peking cabbage - 6-7 leaves; chicken fillet - 1 pc; 1 pc orange; fresh cucumber - 1 pc; bunch of green onions; olive oil - 2 tbsp. wine vinegar - 1 tsp; soy sauce - 1 tbsp. l .; sesame - 2 tbsp. l .; mustard - 1 tsp; garlic - 1 tooth; pepper and salt to taste.
Let's get started Boil the chicken breast in salted water. Chilled breast diced. In the same way, chop the peeled orange, fresh cucumber, green onions and cabbage leaves. Salt, pepper and mix well so that all ingredients are evenly distributed.
Now we make la salad dressing sauce. Pour soy sauce, olive oil, mustard, wine vinegar into a separate bowl or saucepan, mix everything together and add a clove of garlic squeezed through a garlic jam. Mix it again.
We take a beautiful flat salad bowl and lay out all the ingredients in a slide. Pour over the cooked sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds. As decoration, you can sprinkle with green basil leaves or parsley. Stir the salad before eating. Try to make a salad according to this recipe, and you will have a tasty and refreshing salad!
Recipe 4. Chinese cabbage salad and seafood
We suggest you prepare a salad for one more recipe, in which there are shrimps as ingredients.
Prepare: Peking cabbage - 200 g; shrimp in a jar in its own juice - 250g; tomatoes - 3 pieces; chicken egg - 3 pieces; Parmesan cheese - 200g; “Heinz Delicious” Sauce - 150g; mayonnaise.
Immediately prepare a deep salad bowl. Shred Beijing cabbage and lay it on the bottom of the salad bowl. Wash tomatoes, dry and slice. First layer spread over the cabbage. Pour on top of the “Heinz Delicious” sauce. Add just as much sauce as you like the savory taste. Try to use this particular sauce, because with another sauce this salad will rub its own flavor. Now lay out a layer of shrimp. If you did not manage to get shrimps in the juice itself, then you can buy frozen ones. Peel and boil them. Boil chicken eggs hard, then cut into slices and lay out over seafood. Lubricate the layer of eggs with mayonnaise. From above we cover the salad with a layer of grated Parmesan cheese. The salad is delicious and has a mysterious taste.
Recipe 5. Chinese cabbage salad “Freshness”
Salad is prepared very quickly, in just a few minutes. So, we need: Peking cabbage - 200g; crab sticks - 200g; canned pineapple - 200g; Corn - 1 can and mayonnaise.
Let's cut thin slices of crab sticks and pineapple, and Peking cabbage - in small squares. Mix everything, add a jar of corn and season with mayonnaise or low-fat yogurt.
Secrets and useful tips from the best chefs
- Instead of mayonnaise as a dressing or for dressing a layer of lettuce, you can use a low-fat sauce mixed with mustard.
- Dump the salad is always necessary only after it is filled with mayonnaise. Remember that many varieties of mayonnaise are already salty.
- For salad it is recommended to use freshly ground black pepper.