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Thai-style cabbage slaw

Recipe Information

Servings 8-10
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 0 Minutes
Total Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Cabbage; Onion
Category Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Subtype Salad
Cuisine Thai
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy


  • 3 tablespoons lime juice 

  • 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla)

  • 1 tablespoon sugar 

  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon hot chile flakes 

  • 2 tablespoons water 

  • 6 cups red or green cabbage finely shredded

  • 1/2 cup slivered red onion, rinsed and drained

  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1/2 cup roasted, salted peanuts, chopped

  • Salt, to taste



  • Mix the lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, chile flakes, and water in a large bowl. Add the cabbage and onion, mixing well.

  • Add the mint, cilantro, peanuts, and salt to the cabbage mixture just before serving. Mix well.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 72 cal

  • Total fat: 4g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 158mg

  • Carbohydrate: 7g

  • Fiber: 2g

  • Protein: 3g