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Coleslaw

Australian Gourmet Traveller southern American side dish recipe for coleslaw

By Rodney Dunn
  • Serves 8
Coleslaw
Coleslaw

Ingredients

Coleslaw
  • 900 gm piece white cabbage, finely shredded using a mandoline
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced widthways
  • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into julienne
Dressing
  • 125 ml cider vinegar (½ cup)
  • 110 gm golden caster sugar (½ cup)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 60 ml peanut oil (¼ cup)
  • 60 ml double cream (¼ cup)
  • 60 ml sour cream (¼ cup)

Method

Main
  • 1
    Combine cabbage, carrot and cucumber and 2 tbsp sea salt in a bowl. Stand for at least 30 minutes, or until wilted, then drain and squeeze excess liquid from vegetables.
  • 2
    For dressing, combine vinegar, sugar and ½ tsp sea salt in a saucepan and bring to the boil over medium heat, then simmer, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Whisk in mustard and oil and pour warm dressing over vegetables and mix. Stand until cool, then stir in creams and season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Refrigerate until required. Serve with fried chicken.

Notes

Note Serve this recipe with southern fried chicken (shown above).

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  • Author: Rodney Dunn