I've made this exactly as called for and have had fun playing around with it. I've switched out vinegars and oils and liked them all.
We liked this a lot. I used an unfiltered apple cider vinegar from the natural foods store that had a full apple taste (and less sharp vinegary taste), and I think that made the difference. If it's too sharp for you, you might try rice vinegar, which is very mild as well.
I've made this recipe multiple times. It's always a hit ! Easy to make and without mayo. Excellent on top of a pulled pork sandwich !
It was too vinegary as written. I added some light mayo and some more sugar and then it was good.
This is a wonderful coleslaw that doesn't call for mayonnaise -- extremely healthy. I make my own coleslaw mix thinning slicing either green cabbage or Napa cabbage and combining it with shredded carrot. Other than that, I follow the rest of the recipe exactly. Have not tried it with apples, but don't think they're necessary. This really is an excellent sweet and sour coleslaw as it.
Very nice. Simple, clean and fresh tasing. It left the cabbage a little too "raw" tasing for me though. So I added less than a quarter cup of lite mayo and it dampened that raw cabbage flavour leaving the slaw still simple, fresh tasting and quite pleasant.
Try it with golden raisins