How to Make It
Combine 4 cups water and salt in a large bowl; stir with a whisk until salt dissolves. Add ice. Place cabbage in bowl; let stand 1 hour, tossing frequently. Drain cabbage; pat dry with paper towels. Tear into 2-inch pieces.
Combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients (through fish sauce) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add cabbage; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley, chives, and pepper.
Recipe adapted from Slow Fires. Copyright 2015 by Justin Smillie. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. $40, 320 pages.