Asian Cucumber and Carrot Slaw
I made an Asian-inspired meal this evening for dinner. I served lettuce wraps and paired them with this tasty slaw that I found on Kitchen Confidante. This Asian salad is quick to throw together, beautiful to look at, and tastes so delicious. We all loved the crisp veggie “noodles” with the tangy dressing This slaw is fun to eat, healthy, and delicious – you can’t beat that!
How to Make an Asian Cucumber and Carrot Slaw
Use a julienne peeler or grater to shred the cucumber and carrots into long strips.
Toss the vegetables in a medium bowl, along with both kinds of vinegar, water, sugar, sesame oil, and garlic. Toss to coat evenly. Garnish with sesame seeds and cilantro. Chill until ready to serve. Best served cold. Enjoy.
- Julienne Peeler or a Grater
- 1 large English cucumber
- 2 medium carrots peeled
- 2 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp cider vinegar
- 1 tsp water
- ½ tsp sugar
- ½ tsp sesame oil
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tsp sesame seeds
- ¼ cup chopped cilantro
- Use a julienne peeler or grater to shred the cucumber and carrots into long strips.
- Toss the vegetables in a medium bowl, along with both kinds of vinegar, water, sugar, sesame oil, and minced garlic.
- Toss to coat evenly. Garnish with sesame seeds and cilantro.
- Chill until ready to serve. Best served cold. Enjoy.
I am always looking for slaw variations as we eat a lot of salads in summer. Thanks for sharing 🙂
i’m not sure i have the patience to turn carrots and zukes into such delicate, lovely shreds, but the dish sounds great!
I have a julienne peeler that I’ve never used, so i’m glad i finally have a use! I love asian flavors and cool, crisp salads- this is totally something i’d love.
What a refreshing salad, Pam:) I’m with Grace on this one. I’m not sure I’d have the patience to make the salad look so “purty.” I’ll just have to pop over by your house, lol…
Thank you so much for sharing, Pam…
You did good. I would eat this like a small piglet. Gorgeous the way the colors come out. I love the flavor of Asian salads!
Well, that looks just terrific! I didn’t even know there was such a thing as a julienne peeler.
This looks great. I make a similar dressing for my Asian slaw, but I take the shortcut of using a bag of coleslaw mix, lol.
This looks like a very refreshing salad.
So fresh and crunchy!
Looks yummy. So refreshing healthy salad.
What a great crunchy slaw! Such a great fresh and tasty side.
Made this twice now…so quick and so fresh.i serve with Thai flavoured fishcakes
Thanks for letting me know. I’m so glad you like this recipe.
Hi, from your photos it looks like there are garlic cloves in this recipe from the ones in the small cup/bowl, but no mention of garlic in the recipe. Is there an error in the recipe or what? i’d like to know before I try the recipe. Thank you.
You are correct! Thank you for letting me know. I’ve corrected the recipe to include 2 cloves of minced garlic. Thanks again!