Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

A delicious Thai inspired slaw salad made with crisp shredded cabbage, carrots, and bell pepper. It's tossed with a flavorful, creamy peanut dressing and served cold.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Asian Salad, Peanut Dressing
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 169 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

Salad

  • 6 cups shredded cabbage (I used a combo of green and red, you can use the pre-cut stuff)
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots , roughly chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper , diced into matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup natural creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 2 tsp peeled and finely minced ginger
  • 1 large clove garlic , finely minced

Instructions

  1. Add all salad ingredients to a a medium salad bowl and toss. In a mixing bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients until well combined (if needed you can season with a little salt). 

  2. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired and serve immediately.

  3. Recipe source: inspired by Once Upon a Chef

Recipe Notes

  • You can make the salad and dressing portion ahead of time, just refrigerate both separately and add dressing when ready to serve.
  • Also, don't add the dressing to the full portion if you don't plan to eat it all right away, just add to individual servings.