Shredded Cabbage with Spicy Ginger Dressing


Recipe courtesy of Susan Ford, Publisher Louisiana Kitchen & Culture

Serves 2; easily doubled

  • ​1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, grated
  • ​1 tablespoon Sriracha chili sauce (or favorite hot sauce)
  • ​2 tablespoons raw or brown sugar
  • ​2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • ​1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • splash of sesame oil
  • ​3 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil  
  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded
  • ​2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 mango, diced
  • ​4 green onions, thinly sliced, green and white parts
  • ​2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • ​1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • ​1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ​1/2 cup honey-roasted peanuts, or plain salted 
  • ​1/2 cup fried garlic, scallions, or onions, optional

Shredded Cabbage with Ginger Dressing

asian cabbage salad 

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Thoroughly combine first seven ingredients to make a dressing. Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss gently to thoroughly coat.

​Note: Add lean protein such as poached chicken or boiled shrimp to turn this into a main course entrée


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