Cole Slaw with Wasabi Dressing

Recipe adapted from


For the wasabi dressing:

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons wasabi powder

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

2 teaspoons soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon red chile powder

2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/2 cup oil (grapeseed, peanut or canola)

For the slaw:

4 cups shredded cabbage (or sub out 2 cups of the cabbage for 2 cups shredded karinata kale)

1 head broccoli, shredded or cut into small matchstick like pieces

2 medium carrots, peeled and shredded

1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced

2 avocados, pitted and cubed (optional)

1/4 cup leeks, minced

3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


Make the dressing by mixing together the lime juice and wasabi in a large bowl.  Let stand for 5 minutes.  Stir in the remaining ingredients.  Add all the vegetables and toss with the dressing, and then mix in the sesame seeds. Taste and add more lime juice if needed.

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