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asian slaw

Asian Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


This Asian slaw with ginger peanut dressing is an easy, quick and healthy meal that comes together in only 15 minutes. It has a delicious, crunchy texture and is loaded with fresh vegetables.



For the slaw:

  • 3 cups finely sliced green cabbage* (about ½ small cabbage head)
  • 3 cups finely sliced red cabbage (about ½ small cabbage head)
  • 2 large carrots, grated
  • ¾ cup chopped green onions
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro, optional

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup soy sauce (or Tamari, coconut aminos)
  • ¼ tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

Optional, for topping:

  • Dry roasted peanuts
  • Sesame seeds


  1. Add all of the ingredients for the salad to a large bowl: green cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, green onions, and cilantro (optional).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the sauce.
  3. Pour the sauce over the vegetables and toss to coat.
  4. Optionally, serve topped with peanuts & sesame seeds.


*Instead of chopping the green cabbage, red cabbage, and carrots you can also use a pre-made coleslaw mix and measure out 7 cups. 

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Course, Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Asian-Inspired


  • Calories: 277
  • Sugar: 11.3
  • Sodium: 220
  • Fat: 20.1
  • Saturated Fat: 3.6
  • Carbohydrates: 20.7
  • Fiber: 5.2
  • Protein: 7.5

Keywords: cabbage, salad, slaw