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Chinese Cabbage Salad

Use that bag of shredded cabbage in a whole new way with this Chinese Cabbage Salad recipe! Flavored with a homemade sesame dressing and filled with cabbage, peppers, onions, carrots, almonds and chow mein noodles.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword salad recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 303kcal


For the Salad:

  • 14 oz shredded cabbage red and green
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 3 whole green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 11 oz can mandarin oranges well drained
  • 1 cup chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds toasted
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion

For the Sesame Dressing:

  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger finely minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place all salad ingredients into a large bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, whisk together all ingredients for the dressing. Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary.
  • When you are ready to serve, toss dressing together with the salad and serve immediately.


If you want to make this salad in advance, be sure to store the salad and dressing separately in the fridge. Right before serving, toss together.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 530mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4405IU | Vitamin C: 90mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg