Spicy Korean Coleslaw

Spicy Korean Coleslaw Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


Cabbage is a popular and healthy food, particularly in Korean cooking. This spicy version of cole slaw can be used as a replacement for Kimchi in a pinch!


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10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 bag(s)
    coleslaw mix (or 1 small head cabbage, finely sliced)
  • 1 c
    thinly sliced red cabbage (if not using bag mix)
  • 1 c
    onion, thinly sliced
  • 5
    scallions, chopped
  • 1
    carrot, julienned (optional, especially if not using bagged cabbage)
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Spicy Korean Coleslaw


  1. Mix all of the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Put cabbage, onions and scallion in large bowl.
    Pour dressing over the cabbage, onions, and scallions. Mix to combine.
  3. Can be refrigerated for a few hours before serving for flavors to combine.

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About Spicy Korean Coleslaw

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Korean

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