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ASIAN SLAW WITH SESAME DRESSING RECİPES

This Asian slaw is a blend of cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, almonds and fresh herbs, all tossed in a homemade sesame ginger dressing. A fresh and delicious side dish that pairs well with chicken, seafood and beef.

I’m always looking for simple salads to go alongside our meals. Some of my favorite recipes include green bean saladapple kale salad, and this light and colorful Asian coleslaw.

Almost any meal can benefit from a salad on the side for a boost of nutrition and fresh flavor. This Asian slaw is full of fresh flavors and colors, and can be put together in just minutes.

HOW DO YOU MAKE ASIAN SLAW?

First, prepare your veggies by placing shredded green cabbage, red cabbage and carrots in a bowl. Add thinly sliced bell peppers, green onions, cilantro and sliced almonds. Make a sesame dressing by whisking together soy sauce, sesame oil, hoisin sauce, honey and rice vinegar. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss to mix thoroughly. Add a sprinkle of sesame seeds and more fresh herbs, then serve and enjoy.

TIPS FOR THE PERFECT COLESLAW

ASIAN SLAW FLAVOR VARIATIONS

This salad is delicious as-is, but you can add different ingredients to the mix to customize it to your tastes.

MAKE AHEAD TIPS

The great thing about this Asian slaw is that most of the steps can be done in advance.

I love to serve this slaw in the warmer weather months with dishes such as grilled chicken or seared salmon. It’s also great as a side to stir fries and noodle dishes. No matter how you decide to serve this slaw, it’s sure to get rave review!

Asian Slaw

This Asian slaw is a blend of cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, almonds and fresh herbs, all tossed in a homemade sesame ginger dressing. A fresh and delicious side dish that pairs well with chicken, seafood and beef.
 CourseSalad
 CuisineAsian
 Keywordasian coleslaw, asian slaw.

INGREDIENTS

For the salad

  • 3 cups green cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup purple cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup carrots shredded
  • 3/4 cup bell peppers thinly sliced, red, yellow or a combination of colors
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions plus more for garnish if desired
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves coarsely chopped, plus more for garnish if desired
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

    • Place the green cabbage, purple cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, green onions, cilantro and almonds in a large bowl.
    • Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl; whisk until well combined.
    • Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture. Toss to coat evenly. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the slaw.
    • Garnish with additional green onions and cilantro if desired, then serve immediately, or refrigerate for up to 4 hours.

NUTRITION

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 4392IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 62mg…
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