Asian salad in a bowl.

Asian Slaw Recipe

Easy, colorful slaw with cabbage, carrots, green onions and sesame oil dressing. Enjoy with takeout chicken or pork.

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Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Asian slaw, side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 116 kcal
Author Anna


for the slaw:

  • 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 2 carrots thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup shelled edamame beans

for the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
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  1. In a large salad bowl, combine shredded purple cabbage, green cabbage, carrots, onions and beans.
  2. In a Mason jar or 1-cup measuring cup, whisk together soy sauce, both oils, vinegar, garlic, sugar and ginger. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Notes: This slaw is better served after at least 30 minutes of chilling in the fridge. It allows the cabbage and carrots to soften and mix with the dressing. 


Nutrition Facts
Asian Slaw Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 456mg20%
Potassium 292mg8%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 4535IU91%
Vitamin C 28.9mg35%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.