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Royal Cabbage Slaw

Royal Cabbage Slaw

Lisa Kamolnick / Food Passages
Slaw served with a side of science. Royal Cabbage Slaw is not only delicious but also has some interesting chemical properties.
Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 cups


  • ½ C rice vinegar
  • ¼ C extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ C Splenda or other sweetener
  • ½ head of red cabbage shredded, about 6 to 7 cups
  • ½ C fresh cilantro chopped
  • ¼ C radish chopped matchstick thin
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Shred cabbage and set aside.
  • Chop fresh cilantro and set aside.
  • Chop radish into matchsticks and set aside.
  • Mix vinegar, olive oil and Splenda.
  • Add radish and cilantro and stir well.
  • Add cabbage and toss all ingredients until well covered.
    Royal Cabbage Slaw
  • If desired, salt and pepper to taste, or reserve salt and pepper for individual servings.


Serving Suggestions
Serve as the bottom layer of fish or shrimp soft tacos or as a side with a light seafood such as soft-shell crab, shrimp, or fish. Excellent side with barbecued meats, especially pulled pork or chicken in a tomato- or honey-forward barbecue sauce.
Keyword cabbage slaw, fermented ingredients, gluten free, non-vegetarian, salad, slaw, vegan