Delicious recipes with Chinese cabbage: salads with olives, croutons and other ingredients

Peking cabbage is a healthy and tasty herb that is widely used in cooking.

It is included in various salads and side dishes, and most people are known for being the original component of Caesar salad, where it is often replaced with salad (for example, Iceberg salad).

In this article, we will not reveal to you the recipe for a real Italian "Caesar", but we will teach you how to cook other salads with Peking cabbage. We are sure that in our article you will find something to your taste!

Benefit and harm

Chinese cabbage is low in calories and rich in vitamins A, group B and PP, as well as amino acids. But it is not recommended for people with gastritis and gastrointestinal diseases. Everything should be in moderation: too frequent use of Peking can lead to indigestion. You should not eat this salad for people whose body suffers from high acidity.

Advice: before using any new dish, it is better to read the contraindications in more detail.

With olives and chicken


  • Olives (olives) - 25 grams.
  • Peking cabbage - 150 grams.
  • Sweet peppers (for example, bulgarian) - 40 grams.
  • Mayonnaise - 35 grams.
  • Chicken breast fillet - 50 grams.
  • Tomatoes - 50 grams.


  1. Rinse all vegetables, especially Beijing cabbage. Remove the skin from the tomatoes.
  2. Chop peking, meat and pepper into strips of approximately the same size.
  3. Cut the olives into rings (one olive is cut into about three rings).
  4. Cut the tomatoes into small cubes so that they are not the largest ingredient.
  5. Mix everything and season the salad with mayonnaise.

Other options for delicious Peking cabbage salads with chicken are described in this article, and here you will learn about recipes with smoked chicken breast.

With olives


  • Sweet peppers - 2 pieces.
  • Peking cabbage - a head of cabbage (about 500 grams).
  • Cucumbers - 2 pieces.
  • Pitted olives - 150 grams.
  • Olive oil to taste.
  • Lemon juice to taste.


  1. Rinse all vegetables, remove the skin from the cucumbers.
  2. Cut the head of cabbage into quarters, then chop into strips.
  3. Cut the peppers and cucumbers into strips, cut the olives in half.
  4. Stir everything, add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Season the salad with a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice.

Shrimp and any other seafood are ideally combined with Chinese cabbage salad. They can be added to a dish or served together as a side dish.

Read more about Chinese cabbage and shrimp salad recipes here, and this article tells about the use of various seafood in such dishes.

With croutons and corn


  • Peking cabbage - a head of cabbage.
  • Canned corn - 100 grams.
  • Egg - 3 pieces.
  • Hard cheese - 100 grams.
  • Croutons - 70 grams.
  • Mayonnaise - 4 tablespoons.
  • Salt.


  1. Rinse the Chinese cabbage and chop it.
  2. Cut the cheese into small cubes.
  3. Pour the corn into a colander to get rid of the liquid in which it is preserved.
  4. Hard-boiled eggs and cut into large pieces.
  5. Mix all ingredients, add croutons. You can take a store-bought one with any flavor (meat flavors and seafood flavors like crab work well) or cook it yourself.

    Crackers must have a bright, perhaps a little bit tangy taste!

  6. Season everything with mayonnaise and serve, decorating with about three parts of an egg.

There are even more recipes for Chinese cabbage salad with croutons in this article, and here you will find cooking options with corn.

We suggest preparing another version of a salad with Peking cabbage, corn and croutons:

With croutons and beans


  • Croutons - 70 grams.
  • Garlic - 4 cloves.
  • Peking cabbage is a small head of cabbage.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Canned red beans - 300-350 grams.
  • Mayonnaise - 5 tablespoons.
  • Hard cheese - 50 grams.


  1. Rinse the cabbage well, dry and cut into small pieces.
  2. Rinse the beans from the jar.
  3. Grate cheese and garlic on a fine grater.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a deep bowl, season with mayonnaise, stir.

    When serving the dish, you can pour some more croutons on top.

A few more recipes for Chinese cabbage salad with beans can be found in this material.

With cucumber and honey

You will need:

  • Peking cabbage - 300 grams.
  • Fresh cucumber.
  • Olive oil - 4 tablespoons.
  • Oregano, basil, marjoram - half a teaspoon each.
  • Black pepper to taste.
  • Honey - half a teaspoon.
  • Freshly squeezed lemon or apple cider vinegar juice - half a teaspoon.
  • Sesame seeds to taste.
  • Salt.


  1. Pour olive oil and lemon juice into a bowl. Add honey, salt, pepper and herbs and stir.

    You need to start by preparing the dressing, since it needs to be infused for twenty minutes.

  2. Rinse all vegetables, remove the skin from the cucumbers.
  3. Cut the pekinka and cucumbers into small strips.
  4. Fry the sesame seeds in a skillet without oil.
  5. Stir the vegetables and season.
  6. When serving, add sesame seeds. If you don't like sesame seeds, you don't need to do this, the taste will not get worse.

Other options for Chinese cabbage salad with cucumber are described in this article.

We suggest preparing a salad with Chinese cabbage, cucumber and honey according to the video recipe:

With cucumber and egg


  • Peking cabbage - one medium-sized head of cabbage.
  • Fresh cucumber - 2-3 pieces.
  • Hard-boiled egg - 2 pieces.
  • Green onions (with small onions) - a bunch (about forty grams).
  • Mayonnaise, salt, black pepper - to taste.


  1. Rinse well and chop the Chinese cabbage thinly.
  2. Wash the cucumber, peel, cut into thin slices and put in a separate bowl with salt. Then drain the juice and add to the cabbage.
  3. Finely chop the eggs or grate them on a coarse grater.
  4. Wash green onions and chop finely.
  5. Mix all the ingredients, season with mayonnaise and season with pepper.

Serve as soon as you stir! You can decorate the dish with pomegranate.

You can also make other varieties of Chinese cabbage salad with the egg, you can learn about them here.

We suggest preparing another version of the salad with Chinese cabbage, cucumber and egg:

With cheese and garlic


  • Peking cabbage - 300 grams.
  • Hard boiled chicken egg - 3 pieces.
  • Gouda cheese - 100 grams.
  • Canned corn - half a can.
  • Garlic - half a clove.
  • Ground black pepper (preferably freshly ground).
  • Mayonnaise with lemon juice (Provencal is better).
  • Dill


  1. Rinse Chinese cabbage and cut into strips.
  2. Cut boiled eggs as you like.
  3. Grate cheese coarsely.
  4. Add canned corn.
  5. Season with mayonnaise, pepper and chopped garlic.
  6. Mix everything and place in a salad bowl. Serve sprinkled with dill.

By adding a little chicken to this salad, it will become much more satisfying.

We suggest preparing another salad with Chinese cabbage, garlic and cheese:

With cheese and sour cream


  • Peking cabbage is a medium-sized head of cabbage.
  • Cheese to taste - about 100 grams.
  • Sour cream - 5 tablespoons.
  • Mayonnaise - optional.
  • Canned corn - optional.
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Wash and chop the cabbage.
  2. Grate the cheese on a coarse grater.
  3. Mix all ingredients.
  4. Serve sprinkled with chia seeds or sesame seeds.

Sprinkle croutons on top of the salad. You can use purchased ones or prepared yourself.

More recipes for Chinese cabbage and cheese salads are described here.

With ham

Same as the first Peking cabbage and cheese salad, only with the addition of diced ham (120 grams).

With ham and tomato


  • Ham - 100 grams.
  • Hard cheese - 50 grams.
  • Sweet pepper is a piece.
  • Peking cabbage - 250 grams.
  • Tomato - 2 pieces.
  • Cucumber - 2 pieces.
  • Mayonnaise - 30 grams.
  • Salt.


  1. Wash all vegetables, peel the tomato and cucumber.
  2. Remove the seeds from the pepper.
  3. Chop the cabbage.
  4. Cut tomatoes and cucumbers into slices, and cut pepper, cheese and ham into slices.
  5. Mix everything, season and salt.

There are many options for making Chinese cabbage and tomato salad, you can find them here, and this article tells about recipes with cherry.

We suggest preparing another salad of Chinese cabbage, ham and tomato:

With bell pepper

  1. The preparation is the same as for the first cucumber salad. If you do not add spices, you get a very dietary salad. For this dish, you need to take one bell pepper.
  2. You can simply mix the peppers with Chinese cabbage and season with olive oil.

With apple

  1. Add an apple (40 grams) to the first salad recipe with olives.
  2. Just mix the apple with the Chinese cabbage.

You can find more variations of Chinese cabbage salad with apple recipes here.

A few simple recipes

  1. Season the finely chopped Peking with olive oil and add sesame seeds.
  2. You can combine Chinese cabbage with Korean carrots.

So, we have told you a few recipes. Now it's up to you to cook them. Well-served Peking salads can even be a festive table decoration. Good luck with your culinary endeavors!

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