Oriental Cabbage Slaw

Napa cabbage (also called Chinese cabbage) is a long, pale yellow-green cabbage with a tightly packed head. The leaves are crisp and wrinkly, and the flavor is mild and faintly sweet.


Oriental Cabbage Slaw

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Ingredients
  • 1   
    medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1   cup 
    fresh pea pods, halved
  • 2   teaspoons 
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4  cup 
    rice vinegar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    salad oil
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    sugar
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    red chili paste (optional)
  • 4   cups 
    shredded napa cabbage
  • 1/2  cup 
    coarsely chopped honey-roasted peanuts
Directions
1.
In a large mixing bowl combine cucumber and pea pods. For dressing, in a small mixing bowl stir together vinegar, salad oil, sesame oil, sugar, salt, and, if desired, red chili paste. Pour over cucumber and pea pods, stirring to coat.
2.
Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Just before serving, stir in cabbage and peanuts. Makes 8 side-dish servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 85, Fat, total (g) 6, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 6, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (RE) 62, vit. C (mg) 24, sodium (mg) 61, calcium (mg) 30, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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