Red Cabbage Salad

By The Woks of Life

Serving Size: 4 | Prep Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients for the Salad:

  • 5 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 potato, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 scallion, cut into thin strips
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • A few tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage and carrots. Rinse the potato sticks in cold water to remove some of the starch and use a kitchen towel to dry them really well. Do the same with the scallion.
  2. In a shallow pan, fry the scallions and potatoes in oil until crisp. Drain on paper towels.

Ingredients for the Dressing:

  • ½ Tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 ½ Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp garlic power
  • salt, to taste
  • pinch of ground cumin
  • pinch of five spice powder


  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients and toss with the cabbage and carrots. Put the salad in a bowl. Garnish with sesame seeds, cilantro, and the fried potatoes and scallions. Serve!
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