Slaw from Samoa

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

German sailors in the 1800s were atracted by Samoa's beauty and climate. Many emigrated there, bringing their recipes with them. Adapted from Sam Choy's Polynesian Kitchen. For a crisper slaw, cut cabbage in half and soak in salted ice water for about 1 hour. Drain, chill, and then shred. Prep time does not include chilling time.

Top Review by CJAY8248

I love vinegar so this was perfect for me. I didn't have any watercress so I put in about a 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro. I think more green olives would be nice too. All in all, a great slaw! Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT7-Pacific Islands.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine slaw ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Cover and chill.
  3. Place dressing ingredients in a jar.
  4. Cover.
  5. When ready to serve, shake jar well to combine ingredients.
  6. Pour dressing over slaw and toss to mix.

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