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Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

This zesty peanut butter coleslaw makes a perfect side dish or can be served as a healthy meal with grilled chicken.

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Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields 5 servings  



6 cups shredded cabbage (combination of green and red)

1 cup matchstick carrots, roughly chopped

1 red bell pepper, diced into matchsticks

½ cup sliced green onions

1/3 cup chopped cilantro  


1/3 cup natural creamy peanut butter

2 tbsp. fresh lime juice

1 ½ tbsp. rice vinegar

1 ½ tbsp. soy sauce

2 tbsp. honey

1 ½ tbsp. sesame oil

1 tsp. sriracha

2 tsp. peeled and finely minced ginger  


 1. Add all salad ingredients to a medium salad bowl and toss. In a mixing bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients until well combined (optional: add salt to taste).

2. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. If desired, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 272; Carbohydrates: 28 g; Fat: 16 g; Protein: 7 grams; Sodium: 555 mg

Related: Avocado Chicken Salad


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Reference: “Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing.” Cooking Classy with a Sprinkle of Fancy, 2016. Web. 11 May. 2018.


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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.