Sweet cabbage slaw with ginger and sesame

Sweet cabbage slaw with ginger and sesame

Impress your guests with a homemade slaw side dish complete with an original dressing. It's perfect for BBQ season.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6 people


  • 1/2 red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 large carrots, coarsely grated
  • 1 fennel bulb, finely shredded
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil (For the dressing)
  • 2.5cm piece ginger, finely grated (For the dressing)
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced (For the dressing)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or stem ginger syrup (For the dressing)
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger (For the dressing)


In a large serving bowl, combine the cabbage, carrot and fennel.

In a jug, whisk the sesame oil, ginger, lime juice and zest, maple syrup or ginger syrup, ground ginger and some seasoning.

Pour it over the vegetables and toss to coat.

Scatter over the sesame seeds.

Leave to infuse, at room temperature, for 30 minutes.

Serve with burgers.