Quick Asian-Style Cole Slaw

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Linky

This was part of a recipe for tilapia tacos. I've tweaked it a bit and now make it as a side dish, not just as part of the taco. The last time I made it, I doubled everything and added small, thin strips of red bell pepper and about a handful of snow pea-pods, cut into thirds.

Top Review by Bayhill

We really liked the Asian flair of this coleslaw. It was a nice change from your everyday traditional coleslaw. I took a few liberties with this recipe and made it more of a Chinese chicken coleslaw. I used green onion and went heavy on the cilantro. I also added a couple of handfuls of peanuts, crispy chow mein noodles, and chopped, cooked chicken. To the dressing, I added about 1/2 tsp. soy sauce and 1 tsp. honey. This made a wonderful, quick lunch salad. Thank you for sharing! ** Made for 2013 Divisional Football Playoffs**

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups coleslaw mix
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, light
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 14 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 14 teaspoon ginger, powdered, use more if fresh
  • 12 teaspoon sesame oil

Directions

  1. Whisk together mayo, lime juice, ginger and sesame oil.
  2. Add cole slaw mix, cilantro and onion and mix together.
  3. If desired, you can use 2 Tb mayo and 1 Tb chipotle mayo for a little spice.

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