Asian-Style Slaw

Health
To shred the cabbage, remove any wilted outer leaves; then cut the cabbage in half, remove the core, and thinly slice.

Ingredients

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Dressing:
1/2 cup rice vinegar (unseasoned)
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon peeled, minced fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Salad:
5 cups shredded Savoy cabbage
1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
1 scallion, cut into 1 1/2-inch julienne pieces
1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh mint leaves
4 tablespoons dry-roasted peanuts, chopped

Preparation

Whisk together the dressing ingredients until the sugar is dissolved.

In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots, scallions, basil, and mint. Add the dressing, and toss well to coat. Sprinkle with the peanuts.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 116
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 361 mg