Crunchy Asian Slaw
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Serves: 6
This fresh and crunchy slaw is a great side dish or sandwich filler.


  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/4 cabbage, shredded
  • 1 capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 8 snow peas, thinly sliced
  • 3 spring onions (including green tops), thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch fresh herbs (parsley, mint, coriander and/or basil)
  • For the dressing:
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 3 tsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil, optional


  1. Place the finely chopped carrots, cabbage, capsicum, snow peas, spring onions and fresh herbs in a bowl.
  2. Mix the lime juice, fish sauce, sweet chilli sauce and sesame oil in a separate bowl (if using).
  3. Pour dressing over vegies and stir to combine.

Recipe from Foodbank WA’s Food Sensations® for Adults program, reproduced with permission

Variation: Make a creamy dressing out of 1/4 cup natural yoghurt and 1/4 cup mayonnaise.
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    Recipe by Food Sensations
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    Pour dressing over chopped vegies.

Healthy tip!

Choose plain water or soda water in place of a sugary drink.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 161 kJ 127 kJ
Protein 1.7 g 1.4 g
Fat, total 0.5 g 0.4 g
— saturated 0.1 g 0 g
Carbohydrate 4.9 g 3.9 g
— sugars 4.8 g 3.8 g
Sodium 182 mg 144 mg
Fibre 3.4 g 2.7 g

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Comments (3)

  • LiveLighter

    Great pickup Marcia, I've taken the vegetarian and vegan tags off this recipe. However, this could be made vegan/vegetarian by replacing the fish sauce with soy sauce. Thanks, Gael
    Posted on: 20 Apr 20

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    How is this vegetarian when using Fish Sauce??
    Marcia Mora
    Posted on: 17 Apr 20

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    Refreshing and kids like to help with this one good use of vegies out of the crisper
    Tania Adams
    Posted on: 15 Jan 20

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