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Bowl of Asian Slaw on a blue surface.
Asian Slaw with Sesame Ginger Dressing
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This zesty Asian slaw is packed with flavor and whips up in minutes! You need to make this show-stopping side dish for your next summer cookout.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Servings: 8
Calories: 49 kcal
Author: Alissa Saenz
  • 2 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (See note)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 5 cups shredded cabbage (about 2 ½ pounds; red, green or a mix)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (about 2-3 medium carrots)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • ½ cup chopped scallions (about 2 scallions)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  1. To make the dressing, stir the rice vinegar, soy sauce, maple syrup, sesame oil, sriracha, ginger and garlic together in a small bowl.

  2. Place the cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, scallions and cilantro into a large mixing bowl.

  3. Add the dressing to the mixing bowl, and everything well to coat the veggies.

  4. Taste test and adjust any seasonings to your liking.

  5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve immediately or cover and chill.

Recipe Notes

Use gluten-free tamari or liquid aminos if you need to keep this recipe gluten-free.

Nutrition Facts
Asian Slaw with Sesame Ginger Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 49 Calories from Fat 8
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.9g1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Sodium 245mg10%
Potassium 195mg6%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5.3g6%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.