5 from 10 votes
A green rectangular plate, heaped with Asian slaw.
Asian Coleslaw
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

This no-mayo Asian Slaw will become a frequent favourite: a delicious healthy take on the classic salad, with flavours of soy sauce and sesame and lots of crunch from the different vegetables.

Serve as a side, or as a healthy lighter alternative to rice or noodles with a takeaway. Vegan, Gluten Free

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Asian, Gluten Free, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Asian Slaw
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 75 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
For the Salad
  • 1/4 hispi cabbage (or other cabbage)
  • 1 head pak choi (bok choy)
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 chilli (sliced and de-seeded)
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 bunch leafy coriander (according to taste)
For the dressing
  • 1 dsp sesame oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 dsp tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 cm ginger root (finely grated)
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds
  1. Finely shred the cabbage, pak choi and coriander (including the stalks). Peel and grate the carrot.

  2. Slice the chili lengthways and de-seed. Finely slice the chilli and spring onion.

  3. Measure out and mix the dressing ingredients (aside from the sesame seeds) and whisk together.

  4. Add the dressing and chopped ingredients to a salad bowl and massage in with your hands. 

  5. Serve topped with the sesame seeds and a few extra coriander leaves.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information: 

Nutrition Facts
Asian Coleslaw
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 175mg8%
Potassium 747mg21%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 12695IU254%
Vitamin C 129.6mg157%
Calcium 269mg27%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.