Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Garlic and Sesame

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Enjoy the refreshing Crunchy Cabbage Salad with savory garlic and sesame flavors. Whether as a side or standalone dish, it’s the perfect addition to any meal!

Looking for simple salads? Try my Soba Noodle Salad, Sunomono Salad, or Japanese Tofu Salad with Seaweed!

Crunchy cabbage salad served on a plate.

I’ll walk you through the ingredients and step-by-step instructions. I hope you enjoy it!

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this Crunchy Cabbage Salad Recipe:

Crunchy cabbage salad ingredients.
  • Cabbage: This recipe uses spring cabbage, which has a softer texture and sweeter flavor than winter cabbage. If your cabbage is too firm, lightly boil it before mixing it with the seasonings.
  • Season with grated garlic, sesame oil, and salt. If sesame oil is unavailable, you can use any other type of oil.
  • Toasted sesame seeds for the garnish.

How To Make Crunchy Cabbage Salad: STEP BY STEP 

Here are some quick visual instructions! The video, detailed ingredients, and instructions are on the printable recipe card below.

How to make crunchy cabbage salad.

Step 1

Tear the cabbage.

How to make crunchy cabbage salad.

Step 2

Put the cabbage, grated garlic, sesame oil, and salt in a plastic bag.

How to make crunchy cabbage salad.

Step 3

Combine well.

Crunchy cabbage salad served on a plate.

Serve the cabbage on a plate and sprinkle sesame seeds on top for additional flavors.

What To Serve With

To complement this crunchy cabbage salad, I recommend serving it with vegetarian chahan, daikon soup with egg, and eggplant teriyaki!

Additions

  • Other veggies: You can add other crunchy vegetables, like carrots, bell peppers, or celery.
  • Spices: Add spices like ginger and red chili flakes for an extra kick.

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Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Garlic and Sesame

5 from 2 votes
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Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Juri Austin
Enjoy the refreshing Crunchy Cabbage Salad with savory garlic and sesame flavors. Whether as a side or standalone dish, it's the perfect addition to any meal!

Ingredients

  • Cabbage
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • ¼ Salt
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds, optional

Instructions

  • Prepare Ingredients: Wash the cabbage and tear it into bite-sized pieces. Grate the garlic.
  • Combine: In a plastic bag, combine the cabbage, grated garlic, sesame oil, and salt. Shake the bag well to mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Serve: Serve the cabbage on a plate and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

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Notes

  • Storage: Store in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy within three days.
  • If your cabbage is too firm, lightly boil it before mixing it with the seasonings.
  • You can use any other type of oil if sesame oil is unavailable.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: crunchy cabbage salad
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