Pork Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe

La Crosse County FoodWIse Educator Karie Johnson has been working on finding the bottom of her freezer.  Ground pork that was harvested by her father-in-law from a wild hog graced her families table last night in this versatile recipe for a Pork Cabbage Stir Fry.


Pork Cabbage Stir Fry 4 Servings


  • 1 pound boneless pork steak or ground pork
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 carrots, grated
  • 3 cups green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon bouillon chicken granules


  1. Slice meat across the grain into thin strips, about 2- 3 inches long.
  2. Heat oil in fry pan.
  3. Add meat and seasonings and stir fry over high heat, stirring often until lightly browned and cooked through.
  4. Remove meat and set aside.
  5. Add vegetables to frying pan.  Stir fry until vegetables are crisp tender.
  6. In small bowl, mix water, soy sauce, cornstarch and bouillon
  7. Stir sauce mixture into cooked vegetables.
  8. Return meat to fry pan and heat thoroughly.
  9. Garnish with chopped green onions (optional)