Dressing ingredients

  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Fresh chilli
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger

Author of this recipe

Frances Tolson

Frances Tolson

Amateur cook

I’ve been connected to vegetables my entire life. Some of my best childhood memories are working on my family’s vegetable farm, eating the freshest watermelons, hiding under cabbage leaves and... Read more

Who says coleslaw should be served with mayonnaise? This is my fresh take on an old family barbecue favourite that's lighter, zesty and really refreshing. The fresh spicy flavours and chilli soy dressing is inspired by South Asian cuisine. 

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  • Finely shred about a cup of red and white cabbage, add to a large bowl and add a cup of grated carrot. 
  • Combine the dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk. 
  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage and carrot and combine.

That's it, super easy!

Tips from the author

You can also add celery or green shallots to your coleslaw. 

Photo by James Bertram

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