Sweet and Spicy Summer Slaw

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A Sweet and Spicy Summer Slaw to add to your BBQ or family dinner menu.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Napa Cabbage, quartered, cored and very thinly sliced in 1/8-inch ribbons
  • 3 large Carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 large Cucumber, (seedless) cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 6 large Scallions, thinly bias-sliced green onions
  • 1 cup Peanuts, (roasted) coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Lime Juice
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 Inch Fresh Ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup Canola Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt, fine ground


Slaw: In a very large bowl, toss together the cabbage, carrots, cucumber, green onions, peanuts, mint and cilantro; set aside.

1. In a small bowl or screw-top jar, whisk or shake together the lime juice, sugar, rice vinegar and soy sauce until sugar is dissolved. Add ginger, canola oil, sesame oil and crushed red pepper.


2. Drizzle dressing over salad you may not use all of it and toss well.


3. Add salt, and toss again. Chill, covered, for up to 4 hours before serving.

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Krista Numbers

Krista is the founder of Simplify Supper. She is passionate about making family dinner a priority and strives to provide simple solutions to make it happen.

Feb 02, 2014
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