Everyday Sesame Asian Slaw

Everyday Sesame Asian Slaw

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servingss 1x


This easy Sesame Asian Slaw recipe is quick and easy to make, tossed with the yummiest sesame vinaigrette, and can easily double as a side salad or main dish.  See notes above for possible ingredient variations.



Slaw Ingredients:

  • 1 (14-ounce) bag of coleslaw*
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 yellow or red bell pepper, thinly sliced or diced
  • 1/2 cup finely-chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup sliced or slivered almonds, toasted
  • toasted sesame seeds

Sesame Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil (or olive oil, or any other mild-flavored oil)
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce*
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 12 teaspoons maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 small garlic clove, pressed or minced (or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper


  1. To Make The Vinaigrette: Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl (or shake together in a mason jar) until combined.  Taste and add additional sweetener if desired.  Use immediately or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.
  2. To Make The Slaw: Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl, drizzle evenly with the vinaigrette, and toss until evenly combined.  Serve immediately and enjoy!