Asian Cabbage Salad with Awesome Sauce

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
30 min 0 min 8
Asian Cabbage Salad with Awesome Sauce
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1/2 cup Sesame oil (for sauce)
1/2 cup Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (can use avocado oil, for sauce)
3 tbsp Soy sauce, tamari (Can use Bragg's Aminos, for sauce)
2 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh) (for sauce)
3 tbsp Almond butter (for sauce)
2 tbsp Maple syrup, pure (for sauce)
1 tbsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (for sauce)
1/4 cup Water, filtered (if emulsification is desired, for sauce)
1 cabbage Napa cabbage, raw (thinly sliced)
6 large Carrots (shredded)
1/2 cup Green onion (finely chopped. Can use chives)
1/2 cup Cilantro (coriander) (finely chopped)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (thinly sliced or chopped)
1/4 cup Sesame seeds
1/4 cup whole Almonds, raw (chopped)
1 fruit Lime (cut into wedges)


Awesome Sauce:


  • Sesame oil
  • Olive oil
  • Tamari
  • Lime juice
  • Almond butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Chili flakes
  • Water into blender or mix by hand and blend until evenly combined.


Asian Cabbage Slaw:

  • Add cabbage, carrots and green onions into a large bowl and mix until combined.
  • Add ½ c of awesome sauce and mix well to combine.
  • Top with cilantro, red pepper, sesame seed and almonds and an extra squeeze of lime.


Quick Tip:

Try adding mandarin segments or sliced mango for a burst of added sweetness.

And, for a heartier meal, combine this salad with brown rice, buckwheat noodles or edamame.

For the emulsified/thicker sauce, add the water at the end while continuing to blend.

You’ll see it instantly starts to form a thicker and lighter-coloured mayo-like consistency. Fun!

This sauce will keep well in the fridge, in an airtight container, for about 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 433
Calories from fat 319
Calories from saturated fat 43
Total Fat 35 g
Saturated Fat 4.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 19.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1103 mg
Potassium 624 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.9 g
Dietary Fiber 8.0 g
Sugars 8.1 g
Protein 8.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 3.9

Energy sources


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