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A big white bowl full of Asian coleslaw. You can see dried cranberries and mandarin oranges tucked in the shredded cabbage
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4.75 from 4 votes

Healthy Asian Coleslaw

Note: This is best made about 12 - 24 hours before serving so it can sit and marinate.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Mirlandra Neuneker


  • 2 lbs cabbage shredded
  • 5 green onions minced
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup of Craisens cheery flavored is nice
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. rice vinegar I'm using Marukan brand
  • 1 can mandarin oranges drained


  • Remove core from cabbage and shred in a food processor or by hand.
  • Mince onions and combine with cabbage in a large bowl. Add almonds, craisens, and sesame seeds. Toss to combine
  • In a separate bowl whisk together oil, sesame oil, sugar, salt, pepper and vinegar.
  • Pour over cabbage mixture and toss to combine. Refrigerate 24 hours to marinate. Toss again before serving and add the drained oranges.