Asian Cabbage Salad


I love the flavor the peanut butter adds to this Asian cabbage salad. Will keep in the fridge up to 3 days.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 servings


  • 1 small head napa cabbage, shredded

  • 3 scallions, sliced

  • 1 carrot, grated

  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 1 (3 inch) piece ginger, minced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ cup chopped peanuts


  1. Combine cabbage, scallions, carrot, and cilantro in a large bowl. Mix together vinegar, peanut butter, sesame oil, ginger, lime juice, and soy sauce in a second bowl until well combined; season with salt and pepper. Add peanut butter dressing to cabbage mixture and toss until well mixed. Top each serving with chopped peanuts.

Cook's Note:

Almonds or cashews can be used in place of peanuts, if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

203 Calories
16g Fat
11g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 203
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 296mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 28mg 142%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 446mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.