Cabbage Wraps with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Spicy Cabbage Wraps - The Gourmet Box


  • 1 extra-large cabbage
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 2 large carrots
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1 package extra-firm tofu
  • 1 bunch of cilantro/coriander
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes- adjust to heat preference!
  • coconut oil


  • Thoroughly coat grill pan in coconut oil.
  • Drain tofu, slice in half and press with a cloth until dry, squeezing out as much moisture as possible.
  • Grill tofu 5 minutes on each side or until crispy.  Remove from heat and slice into strips.
  • To create the peanut dipping sauce - combine peanut butter, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, juice of 1 lime, honey, red pepper flakes & Mix well.  
  • Add water to achieve desired consistency and add salt to taste.
  • To prepare vegetables use a julienne peeler, creating vegetable noodles out of carrots and cucumbers.
  • De-seed and cut bell pepper into match sticks. Wash and chop cilantro. Rinse and dry cabbage leaves cutting off the majority of white stalk.
  • Layer tofu, bell pepper, carrots, cilantro and cucumber in cabbage leaves and roll up! Use peanut sauce or toothpicks to secure leaves if necessary.

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