Sesame Slaw
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Sweet and slightly tangy, crunchy and creamy, what more do you want from a slaw? Use this in lettuce cups, sandwiches, or as a side dish (banchan) for a Korean barbecue meal!
Recipe type: Side/Salad
Cuisine: Asian/Fusion
Yield: 2½ cups slaw
  • 3½ cups shredded cabbage
  • 1½ cups shredded carrots
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ⅓ cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2½ tablespoons sugar or honey
  • 3 tablespoon sesame seeds (black or white)
  • 1 small garlic bulb, grated
  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seed oil
  1. Toast sesame seeds in a small skillet on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned (about 3 minutes).
  2. Coarsely grind the sesame seeds in a mortar and pestle.
  3. Add to the rest of the dressing ingredients and whisk until well blended.
  4. Mix the vegetables (cabbage, carrots, green onions) in a large bowl.
  5. Pour dressing and toss with a pair of tongs to mix. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Serve in lettuce cups or sandwiches.
Recipe by Fiesta Friday at