Thai coleslaw recipe with video instruction

Thai coleslaw recipe with video instruction

Crisp and refreshing Thai Coleslaw Recipe

Below you will find a quick and delicious recipe for Thai coleslaw. We find it a refreshing treat on a hot summer day or any time of the year. The colors of the green cabbage, purple cabbage, carrot, red and yellow pepper, red onion, along with the hit of green from the cilantro make this Thai slaw a gorgeous side or main dish with added protein. We hope you’ll love this version of coleslaw as much as we do!

Simple how-to Thai coleslaw directions

This crisp and refreshing Thai coleslaw recipe is full of nutritious vegetables and a delicious Thai salad dressing that adds an unexpected punch to this side dish. Consider adding protein like grilled chicken, shrimp, or pork with a sprinkle of crushed peanuts and make a complete meal.

Thai Salad ingredients:

  • ½ small head green cabbage
  • ½ small head purple cabbage
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 small chicory head

Thai Coleslaw dressing ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp chopped ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp red curry paste
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ cup peanut oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt


To make this Thai coleslaw, you’ll need one bowl for the shredded vegetables, one bowl for the dressing, and your Cabbage Shredder – that’s it! In this recipe we use a Professional Cabbage Shredder for the green and purple cabbage, and the Compact Cabbage Shredder for the carrot, peppers, onion, and chicory head. As always, don’t forget to wear your protective glove as the blades on all Cabbage Shredder products are incredibly sharp. Simply shred your vegetables and toss them together in one bowl, and after combining the ingredients to the Thai coleslaw dressing combine it all and toss once more.

Crisp and Refreshing Meal - Homemade Thai Coleslaw Salad


Added health benefits to this recipe

Cilantro, with its deep-green leaves, possess good amounts of antioxidants, essential oils, vitamins, and dietary fiber, which may help reduce LDL or "bad cholesterol" levels in the blood. Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain. With its high levels of Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals, ginger root is extremely beneficial for health.
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