Red Chinese Cabbage (Purple wombok) Asian coleslaw


1/2 Red Chinese Cabbage

1/2 Green Chinese Cabbage

2 spring onions

1 cup coriander leaves

2 carrots

2 tbsp. sesame seeds

1 cup of slithered almonds

2 x 100g packets of fried noodles


1/4 cup peanut oil

2 tbsp. Chinese cooking wine

2 tbsp. caster sugar

1 tbsp. soy sauce

2 tsp finely grated ginger

2 tsp sesame oil


1.       Combine all ingredients of the dressing in a jug, and mix to combine. Set aside.

2.       Place the sesame seeds in a dry non-stick frypan over medium heat, stir constantly until lightly browned. Transfer to a bowl immediately. 

3.       Peel carrots, and cut into thin matchsticks. Place in a bowl with shredded Chinese cabbage, sliced spring onions, roughly chopped coriander, almonds and noodles. 

4.       Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.

5.       Sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.