July 13, 2021

Recipe of the month: Asian Slaw with Peanut Ginger Sauce

For a variety of reasons many of us are experiencing fatigue, which can lead to unhealthy food choices. This Asian slaw with peanut ginger sauce recipe is a delicious way to freshen up your regular routine.

Donors to Calgary Health Foundation support the South Health Campus Wellness Kitchen. This recipe is from their virtual class for Eating Well When Fatigued, led by registered dietitians and an occupational therapist. View the entire summer schedule here

Serves 6 Ingredients:
Dressing:
2 tbsp. of honey
¼ cup of vegetable oil
¼ cup of rice vinegar
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. Asian sesame oil
2 tbsp. peanut butter
½ tsp salt
½ tsp Sriracha sauce
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
1 large garlic clove, minced

Slaw:
4 cups prepared shredded coleslaw
2 cups prepared shredded carrots
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced into bite-sized pieces
1 cup cooked and shelled edamame
2 medium green onions, finely sliced
½ cup chopped salted peanuts
½ cup loosely packed chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

  1. Pre make the dressing by combining all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir until the peanut butter is dissolved. Set aside.
  2. Combine all of the slaw ingredients in a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss well. Let sit at least ten minutes so vegetables have a chance to soak up the dressing.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  4. Serve cold and enjoy!
    Recipe Source: Created by AHS Dietitians

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