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Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms 1

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Taiwanese


Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies, and Shiitake Mushrooms is a dish of cabbage braised with shrimps, chillies and dried shiitake mushrooms.


  • 1/2 head flat head cabbage, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup shelled shrimps, roughly chopped
  • 4 pcs dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated in 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tbsp dried baby shrimp, powdered in a spice grinder
  • 3 pcs dried red chillies
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ground white pepper
  • fish sauce
  • oil


  1. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic and chillies.
  2. Add powdered shrimp and shiitake mushrooms the continue to stir fry for a minute.
  3. Add the cabbage and chopped shrimps then stir fry for a minute in high heat.
  4. Pour 1/2 cup of the mushroom soaking liquid, cover the wok then cook in high heat for 4 more minutes.
  5. Season with fish sauce and white pepper, give it a good mix to distribute the sauce evenly, remove from wok then serve.