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Asian-Style Basil Slaw Recipe -- This sweet and spicy coleslaw is packed with incredibly delicious, super fresh flavors! Asian-Style Basil Slaw is the perfect side for grilled meat, chicken or fish.

Asian Slaw Recipe with Basil

Spicy Asian Slaw Recipe with Basil is quick and easy to make and is packed with incredibly delicious, super fresh Asian flavors. This sweet and spicy coleslaw is perfect for a side, first course or vegan entrée salad.

*This is delicious if you serve it immediately, but you can also let it sit in the dressing to soften the vegetables and intensify the flavors. If desired, let it marinate for at least an hour and up to 4 hours.

Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword pretty salads, summer picnics, Asian side dishes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 143 kcal
Author Valentina K. Wein

Ingredients

For the dressing

For the slaw

  • 4 cups green cabbage, washed and dried, finely sliced
  • cups red bell pepper, washed and dried, thinly sliced
  • cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • about 3 dozen medium-sized basil leaves, washed and dried, finely chopped

Instructions

For the dressing

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar with the lemon juice, sugar, garlic, chili paste and ginger. Once it's blended, gradually whisk in the oil. Set aside.

For the slaw

  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the cabbage, peppers, onion and basil.

Assembly

  1. Drizzle the slaw with the dressing and serve!