Chinese cabbage

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Chinese cabbage

n.
2. See bok choy.

Chinese cabbage

n
1. (Plants) Also called: pe-tsai cabbage a Chinese plant, Brassica pekinensis, that is related to the cabbage and has crisp edible leaves growing in a loose cylindrical head
2. (Plants) another name for bok choy

Chi′nese cab′bage


n.
a plant, Brassica rapa pekinensis, of the mustard family, forming a long, dense head of broad, whitish leaves, used as a vegetable.
Also called celery cabbage.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chinese cabbage - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
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INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 5 sprays calorie controlled cooking spray 2 raw skinless chicken breast, sliced 100g sugar snap peas, halved diagonally 300g Blue Dragon fine rice noodles 2 portions pak choi, or 1/2 head Chinese leaves, roughly chopped 200g beansprouts 1 medium red pepper, deseeded and sliced 1 medium yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced 1 individual chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced (optional) 4 sprigs fresh mint 20g dry roasted peanuts, for sprinkling METHOD?
Asian chicken noodle salad with mint and peanuts PROPOINTS' VALUE PER SERVING: 11 SERVINGS: 4 PREPARATION: 15 min COOKING TIME: 15 min LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy Ingredients: * 2 tbsp rice vinegar * 1 tbsp soy sauce * 1 tsp sesame oil * 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce * 5 sprays of low calorie cooking spray (like Fry Light) * 2 medium chicken breasts, sliced * 100g sugar snap peas, halved diagonally * 300g Blue Dragon fine rice noodles * 2 portions of pak choi or roughly chopped Chinese leaves * 200g beansprouts * 1 red and yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced * 1 red or green chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced (optional) * 4 sprigs of fresh mint * 20g dry roasted peanuts for sprinkling Method: * Make the dressing by mixing together the rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil and sweet chilli sauce.
Chinese leaves are becoming an increasingly valuable crop for the kitchen and an ever more familiar sight in the supermarkets.
But when it came it was served on a bed of Chinese leaves and oven-roasted tomatoes and so didn't really need any further accompaniment.
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