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KFC Coleslaw in a white serving bowl.
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KFC Coleslaw Copycat recipe

KFC Coleslaw Copycat - make your restaurant favorite right in your kitchen! Perfect for the summer BBQ's and potlucks!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: KFC coleslaw, KFC copycat
Servings: 9 people
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Anna


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp white or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 and 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 cups shredded then diced cabbage about 1/2 of a medium head
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion minced


  • Shred the cabbage and carrot and dice finely.
  • Mix all veggies in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Pour over the veggies and stir all with a wooden spoon.
  • Cover the bowl with a saran wrap and place in the fridge for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  • Stir again before serving.



Total time doesn't include chilling time of 4 hours.


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 352mg | Potassium: 44mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1160IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.1mg