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Japanese Coleslaw

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Japanese


Japanese Coleslaw is a Japanese side dish of thinly sliced cabbage, carrots and spring onions tossed in a dressing made with rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and sugar. A perfect side dish to any fried or grilled Japanese dish.




Coleslaw mix

  • 2 1/2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1/2 cup thinly julienned carrots
  • 1 stalk spring onion, thinly sliced



  • 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup katsuobushi / bonito flakes


  1. In a bowl combine all dressing ingredients together.
  2. Place coleslaw mix in a bowl, pour dressing then toss to coat.
  3. Top it with sesame seeds and bonito flakes then serve.