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Asian coleslaw recipe

An exciting twist on classic coleslaw.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
  • Serves: 6

  • Fresh from the garden: Cabbage, carrot, chilli, coriander, daikon, garlic, lime, mint, red onion

  • Season: Winter/Spring

This delicious fresh salad is a more interesting variation on the traditional carrot, cabbage and mayo version, full of tasty fresh ingredients from the garden and focusing on Asian flavours.


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  • For the dressing:


What to do

    1. Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

    2. Mix the carrot, daikon, cabbage and red onion together in the large bowl.

    3. Set aside some herbs to use as a garnish and mix the rest of the herbs through the coleslaw ingredients.

    4. Add all of the dressing ingredients to the small bowl or jar and mix to combine.

    5. Taste the dressing to ensure the flavours are well balanced.

    6. When ready to serve, mix the dressing through the coleslaw ingredients, transfer to serving bowls and garnish with the reserved herbs.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is a not-for-profit charity whose vision is to see children form positive food habits for life. The Foundation provides the inspiration, information, professional development and support for educational institutions to deliver pleasurable food education, in conjunction with educators, partners and the wider community.

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