Cabbage Salad with Peanut Dressing

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Cabbage Salad with Peanut Dressing

This cabbage salad with peanut dressing is so fresh, bright, and easy to make!

If you love Thai food as much as I do, you’ll devour this Thai-inspired cabbage salad.

This salad is perfect for potlucks, gatherings, or meal prep. It’s so simple to make and can be prepared in advance.

All ingredients in this salad are simple and straight forward. And, of course, the recipe can be easily modified with your favorite crunchy vegetables. For example, if you don’t have white cabbage, you can substitute it with red cabbage or broccoli.

Cabbage Salad with Peanut Dressing

This super simple salad will be a hit with your family and friends!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Servings 5


  • 3 ½ cups shredded green cabbage
  • ¾ cup grated carrot
  • cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onion

Peanut Dressing

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter (no salt)
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil or sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice


  • In a small bowl, whisk all peanut sauce ingredients until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, combine shredded cabbage, carrot, cilantro, and green onion. Toss to combine, then pour in the peanut sauce. Toss again until everything is lightly coated in sauce.
  • This salad keeps well, covered and refrigerated, for about 2 days.
Keyword asian salad, cabbage salad, peanut salad, thai salad

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