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Hot & Sour Slaw

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Total Time: 20 mins

Hot & Sour Slaw

This slaw, a combination of cabbage, red bell pepper, scallions and bamboo shoots, is tossed with a dressing full of the classic flavors of Chinese hot-and-sour soup. Serve with grilled pork tenderloin and a glass of Riesling.


  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or to taste
  • 3 cups shredded napa, or green cabbage
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup scallions, sliced
  • 1 8-ounce can bamboo shoots, drained and thinly sliced


Step 1
Whisk rice vinegar, reduced-sodium soy sauce, oil, ginger, white pepper and crushed red pepper in a large bowl. Add napa (or green cabbage) bell pepper, scallions and bamboo shoots; toss to coat.

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