I found a basic recipe for a Thai cabbage slaw, and I added a few tweaks of my own to give it a crunchier texture and a little more zip! It goes well with grilled meats and seafood on a hot day.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 side salads
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk lime juice, chili paste, and sugar together in a small bowl. Add oil in slow stream while still whisking.

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  • Combine napa cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, cucumber, cilantro, and peanuts in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over vegetables and toss with tongs to coat. Chill salad for at least 1 hour. Stir and adjust seasonings before serving.

Cook's Notes:

Use canola or peanut oil instead of grapeseed if desired.

Chili paste is sold in small jars in the Asian section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Facts

134 calories; protein 5g 10% DV; carbohydrates 15.9g 5% DV; fat 7.5g 12% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 173.7mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition
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2 Ratings
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Rating: 4 stars
04/24/2019
4.23.19 This is a nice salad with just enough kick to make it interesting but not overpowering. Thought it needed just a little more dressing (personal taste perhaps) but that s easily rectified. Enjoyed today with grilled Alaskan cod and steamed green beams. Thanks for sharing. Read More
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