Spring Rolls Recipe

 

Prep time: 30 minutes, Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves: 3 to 5

Ingredients:

  • 6 to 8 large napa cabbage leaves
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, palm oil, or leaf lard
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ground pork, chicken, or beef
  • 1/4 cup finely grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup finely sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce (*optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions:

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and blanch the cabbage leaves to make them easy to fold. Drain and thoroughly dry the leaves and set aside to cool.
  • Heat the oil in a wok or pan on stove top over medium-high heat, add the garlic, and stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds, then add in meat to brown.
  • Add the carrots, shredded cabbage, and mushrooms to the meat and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the coconut aminos, fish sauce, and black pepper to the meat and vegetable mixture.
  • Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons of the mixture into the middle of each cabbage leaf.
  • Cut off the thick white stem at the bottom of the leaf, fold each side of the leaf over the filling, and roll until the stuffing is concealed.
  • Cut the rolls in half and serve.
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Dr. Goodbinder

Jay Goodbinder DC DABCI is a doctor in Overland Park, KS who serves patients in surrounding Kansas City areas, cities across the United States, and in several countries around the world.