Asian Inspired Coleslaw

February 28, 2011
Asian Inspired Coleslaw

Author Notes: In my fridge I had a head of green cabbage, apples, a nub of ginger, and three carrots and didn't feel like going to the market to get anything else. I was pleasantly surprised by the refreshing results.MamaIntheKitchen

Serves: 4


  • 1/2 Medium Green Cabbage
  • 3 Carrots
  • 1 large or 2 small Apples- Granny Smith or Jonah Gold
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger root
  • 3-4 tablespoons Rice wine Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Seasame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Light Soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional 1 tablespoons Chopped Cilantro
In This Recipe


  1. Slice Cabbage into thin 1/8" strips and put into large bowl.
  2. Shred/ grate Carrots with coarse side of box grater. Add to bowl with Cabbage.
  3. Peel and core Apple and cut into matchsticks. Add to bowl with Cabbage and Carrots. Put aside
  4. Peel Ginger root and grate with medium side of box grater and put in small bowl or cup. Add 3 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar, sesame oil and light soy sauce.
  5. Pour liquid over cabbage mixture and toss all ingredients together so well coated. Let sit for 15-30 minuted before serving so cabbage absorbs vinegar. Add additional tablespoon of vinegar if desired.
  6. Great refreshing side for Pork buns or dumplings.

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