Chinese Restaurant Style Stir Fried Napa Cabbage

napa cabbage stir fry

5 from 14 reviews

You’ll be proud to serve this Chinese stir fried napa cabbage for dinner tonight. It’s got flavor for days!


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or salad oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 large napa cabbage (about 1 pound), sliced into bite size pieces
  • 1 small carrot, sliced into strips
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon potato starch or cornstarch mixed with 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Salt and ground white pepper, to taste


  1. Place a large pan over high heat and wait 1 minute. When the pan is hot, add oil and swirl to coat the pan. Add cabbage and carrots and stir fry for 4 minutes
  2. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce and garlic – and cook for 1 minute
  3. Next, add potato starch and water mixture and cook for one minute, stirring until the sauce thickens.
  4. Add sesame oil, stir well and turn the heat off.
  5. Season with salt and ground white pepper and serve.


You can keep leftovers of this napa cabbage stir fry covered in the fridge for 1-2 days.


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