Growing Chefs! Ontario Napa Apple Slaw

Napa Apple Slaw

This delicious apple cabbage slaw is sure to be a show-stopping salad at your next summer BBQ! This slaw is a refreshing and flavourful twist that will have you reaching for cabbage over lettuce for all of your salad needs.
Serves 8-12
1 head Napa cabbage1/2 sweet apple1 piece ginger, 2", minced1/2 bunch cilantro, minced, stems included1 cup rice vinegar1/4 cup white sugar1 tablespoon coriander seeds, toasted1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds, toasted salt and pepper to taste
Measuring spoonsMeasuring cupsSmall frying panSpice grinderMixing bowls, various sizesCutting boardChef's knifeTongsRaspMandolinTasting spoonsDish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Over medium heat in a small frying pan, add the fenugreek and coriander seeds. Toast lightly for 2 – 3 minutes until fragrant. Let cool and grind.

Thinly slice the head of napa cabbage and place into a bowl.

Use a mandolin to thinly slice the apples, leaving the core. Place these thin slices on a cutting board and using a chef’s knife slice into small strips.

Mince the cilantro finely with a chef’s knife including the stems.

Peel the ginger and use a rasp to finely mince it.

Get Cooking!

Toss all ingredients in a large bowl together until well combined. Let sit at least 15 minutes, then taste and check for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper accordingly.