Easy Asian Coleslaw with Creamy Orange Sesame Dressing
Prep Time: 20mins
Cook Time: 0mins
Total Time: 20mins
This colorful and delicious Easy Asian Coleslaw Recipe makes the perfect side to any BBQ. It's loaded with crunchy veggies, mandarin oranges, and roasted cashews and tossed in a (mayo-free!) creamy orange sesame dressing. You will LOVE it!
Orange Sesame Dressing
Juice from 1 mandarin orange, about ¼ cup
3tablespoonseach: toasted sesame oil and avocado oil, or another light flavored oil
2tablespoonseach: rice wine vinegar, honey (or maple syrup for vegan), and soy sauce (sub coco aminos for paleo)
½teaspooneach: finely minced ginger and garlic
Easy Asian Coleslaw
1lbthinly shaved cabbage, I like half purple and half green cabbage
2carrots, sliced into thin strips (a mandolin works great for this)
1red pepper, thinly sliced
½cuproasted salted cashews
3mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
2tablespoonstoasted sesame seeds
Place all the ingredients in a 2 cup glass jar and give it a good shake. It's ready to go when it's creamy. Note: if your tahini is very thick, mix it with the orange juice first then add the rest of the ingredients and shake.
Juice from 1 mandarin orange, 2 tablespoons tahini, 3 tablespoons each: toasted sesame oil and avocado oil, 2 tablespoons each: rice wine vinegar, honey (or maple syrup for vegan), and soy sauce (sub coco aminos for paleo), ½ teaspoon each: finely minced ginger and garlic
Add all the Asian coleslaw ingredients to a large salad bowl. Pour the dressing over the top and toss to coat.
1 lb thinly shaved cabbage, 2 carrots, 1 red pepper, ½ cup roasted salted cashews, 3 mandarin oranges, ¼ cup cilantro, 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds