Asian-American Slaw With Peanuts and Jalapenos

Asian-American Slaw With Peanuts and Jalapenos

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"Refreshing change from supermarket coleslaw! Suit yourself: more sauce, more or less of each vegetable! Cashews or toasted soy work, too."


1 h 30 m servings 217 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1020 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Toss cabbage, red bell pepper, onion, celery, jalapeno pepper, and fresh ginger in a large salad bowl. Whisk peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, sesame oil, and salt in a separate bowl until dressing is smooth. Pour dressing over slaw and toss to combine. Let stand at least 1 hour; serve sprinkled with chopped peanuts.
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  1. 27 Ratings


My husband LOVED this. I did a couple of things differently. I didn't have a Jalapeno so I used Sambal in the dressing for the heat. I also finely minced the ginger and added that to the dres...

The flavor was excellent. Don't skimp on the sugar, it needs it. When I first tossed the slaw with the dressing I tasted it and it was out of this world delicious. Then I let it sit for an hour ...

Really, REALLY yummy! I used a bag of coleslaw mix (yes, I'm lazy), and green onions in place of the regular. Oh, also, I microplaned the ginger, and just combined it in w/ the dressing ingredie...

Followed the recipe very closely, except for using only 1/4 of an onion, I added the ginger and the jalapeno to the dressing, and I used dry roasted, unsalted peanuts (loved the crunch of the pe...

Even though the flavours worked great together, I found it a tad too salty. I think one to two table spoons of soy sauce , less the additional teaspoon of salt would be sufficient .

I made this exactly as written. The sauce is a little funky tasting for me, but everyone at the dinner party loved it and one guest asked to take the leftovers home.

Thought I would love this, but didn't really...not sure why. Followed recipe to a T. Just not for me I guess. :-(

Seriously nummy! I had half a cabbage to use and this did the trick. A couple of tweaks...I didn't have lime, just lemon and I prefer cashews over peanuts as suggested by the submitter. I used b...

Good recipe but if you think it's too salty buy the low sodium soy sauce.