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Japanese sesame slaw

This colourful salad offers tangy flavour and crunch.

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
none
Calories:
100
Serving Size:
8

Ingredients

  • ½ small head of green cabbage, thinly sliced or grated
  • ½ small head of red cabbage, thinly sliced or grated
  • 6 green onions, sliced diagonally
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds, white or black, toasted

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) seasoned rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sesame oil

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine both cabbages, onion, carrot and sesame seeds.
  2. Prepare dressing by shaking together rice vinegar, canola oil, garlic, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil.
  3. Pour dressing over salad, toss and refrigerate before serving. Ideally, allow to stand in fridge for an hour or more to allow flavours to mellow. Re-toss before serving.

Notes

Courtesy of www.canolainfo.org

Nutritional Information

One serving: 1/2 cup (125 mL)

Calories

316

Total Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

200 mg

Carbohydrates

14 g

Fiber

4 g

Sugar

2 g

Protein

6 g