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Jamaican Steamed Cabbage Recipe (Easy)

This Jamaican Steamed Cabbage Recipe is an easy to make flavorful side dish. It goes with chicken,pork,fish. Weight watcher points friendly.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Diah
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: caribbean cabbage, jamaican cabbage, jamaican steamed cabbage, steamed cabbage
Servings: 4
Calories: 55kcal


  • 1 Half Head Cabbage Sliced
  • 1 Half Onion Sliced
  • 1 Half Red Pepper Julienned
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Chicken or Vegetable Broth
  • 1 tsp. Dried Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil. Coconut, Vegetable or Avocado oil


  • Cut half onion into quarter inch slices
  • Cut cabbage into thin slices.
  • Julienne Red Pepper
  • Heat pan to medium-high heat. When the pan is heated add oil to the pan. Saute onion for about 3 minutes. Add shredded cabbage to the pan and saute 3 more minutes. Add chicken broth and Thyme and Garlic Powder, Black Pepper and stir to combine. Turn heat to medium and cover pan for 5 minutes to get the cabbage to wilt a bit. Then add Red Pepper and Carrots. Stir to combine. Cover pan and lower heat to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or desired doneness.


Vewgan Friendly if you use vegetable broth instead of chicken.