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4.8 from 5 votes

Spicy Cabbage Rice

This spicy, cabbage rice is flavorful and delicious and you will keep asking for more. Just 11g net carbs!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: African
Keyword: cabbage jollof rice, spicy cabbage rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 444kcal


  • 1/2 Cabbage
  • 1/4 cup Palm Oil
  • 1 cup shrimp
  • 1 smoked catfish
  • 1 cup scallions
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 habanero pepper
  • 1/2 onions
  • 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp crayfish


  • Soak the smoked catfish in hot water and breaking into smaller chunks while taking out the little bone pieces.
  • Blend the tomato, bell pepper and habanero pepper and heat for 10mins. Set aside.
  • Heat the palm oil on medium heat for a few minutes, then add chopped onions and your blended tomato/bell pepper/habanero pepper.
  • Stir and leave for about 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add the shrimp, smoked fish chunks, carrots, scallions, crayfish, salt, pepper and seasoning of choice. Stir intermittently for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chopped cabbage and let simmer for another 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!


11 net carbs.


Serving: 4servings | Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 221mg | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 1382mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 7305IU | Vitamin C: 98.3mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 2.7mg