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Asian Coleslaw

This Asian Coleslaw came out perfectly: crisp, light, tangy -- but a bit sweet -- and a hint of toasted sesame seeds. Yum.
Categories Side
Difficulty Easy
Keyword asian cole slaw, asian coleslaw, asian coleslaw recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 152 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 4 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil oil
  • 2 1/2 tsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage about 1/2 head
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage about 1/2 head
  • 2 cups shredded carrots about 4 carrots


  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Add the sesame seeds and toast, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 3-4 minutes. Transfer seeds to a small bowl and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together rice vinegar, olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil and coconut sugar. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, combine shredded cabbages and carrots. Toss to combine. Add vinegar mixture and toss to coat.

  4. To serve, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Coleslaw
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 105
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.7g18%
Saturated Fat 1.1g6%
Sodium 219.6mg9%
Carbohydrates 10.9g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2.3g5%
Vitamin A 1550IU31%
Vitamin C 47.9mg58%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.