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KFC Coleslaw in a white serving bowl.

KFC Coleslaw Copycat recipe

KFC Coleslaw Copycat - make your restaurant favorite right in your kitchen! Perfect for the summer BBQ's and potlucks!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword KFC coleslaw, KFC copycat
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
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