Sriracha Coleslaw

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Sriracha Coleslaw is a traditional coleslaw with a kick. It takes this traditional summer food and takes it to the next level. Truly, one of the best summer side dishes that you could ever enjoy. Crunchy, creamy and a hint of spicy, Yum!
Prep: 8 minutes
Total: 1 hour 8 minutes
Sriracha Coleslaw

Sriracha Coleslaw is a traditional coleslaw with a kick. It takes this traditional summer food and takes it to the next level. Truly, one of the best summer side dishes that you could ever enjoy. Crunchy, creamy and a hint of spicy, Yum!

Sriracha Coleslaw in a white bowl.

The Sriracha Coleslaw recipe below is packed with flavor. It has everything that a salad should have and then some. It is the perfect accompaniment to your summer barbeques, so get ready for Memorial Day, 4th or July or Labor day with a big batch of this spicy salad to give your get together a little kick.

If you need any more summer recipe ideas, check these amazing salads.


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What We Love About This Mayo Sriracha Sauce Recipe

Have you ever tried Sriracha hot sauce? It’s the spicy red sauce with the rooster on the bottle that you find in the Asian section of the grocery store.  It’s very tres-chic these days.  People are using it on everything from pizza to eggs to wings. The flavor is deeper than traditional hot sauce.  It’s more of a warming heat than a burn-your-tongue-off heat. Such an easy recipes.

  • 10 Minute Salad: What could be more perfect for a hot summer night?
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or refrigerator for this creamy coleslaw.
  • Family Friendly: If your family enjoy spicy, then all will love this salad.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, dairy free, etc…
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Wonderful for topping pork sandwiches.
Sriracha Coleslaw in close up.

Ingredient Notes for Sriracha Coleslaw

  • Green Cabbage Shredded, five cups. This crunch of cabbage adds real texture.
  • Red Cabbage, shredded five cups.
  • Carrots, shredded
  • Green Onions, 1/4 cup finely sliced.
  • Lemon Juice, fresh squeeze.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Sugar
  • All Purpose Blend
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sour Cream
  • Coarse-grained Mustard
  • Sriracha Sauce

Equipment Needed for Best Sriracha Sauce

How to Make American Coleslaw

These are the basic steps for making creamy sriracha sauce. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition facts or this perfect side dish.

Shredding the coleslaw and making the dressing.

STEP 1: SAUCE

First, in a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, Sriracha, and mustard, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar and salt, then add cabbage, carrots and onion. Mix well.

STEP 2: CHILL

Finally, refrigerate for 1 hour.

Prep and Storage Tips for Best Sriracha Sauce

HOW TO MAKE THIS SRIRACHA SLAW RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Indeed this recipe does well when made a day or two in advance. All the flavors meld together and become so creamy.

HOW TO STORE THIS SPICY COLESLAW RECIPE

Store in an airtight container or wrapped well with plastic wrap.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS SRIRACHA SLAW RECIPE

This is a cream based coleslaw and therefor it does not freeze well. If the coleslaw is vinegar-based, you can freeze it for up to 6 months in an airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions for Sriracha Dressing

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Dairy free alternatives can be used as well as low fat or fat free options for a delicious twist.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT VEGGIES FOR THIS HOMEMADE COLESLAW ?

Yes, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower can be used.

CAN THIS SPICY COLESLAW RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, make for a party of two or a large get together, Simply adjust the recipe below to reflect your needs.

CAN YOU SWEETENWITH A LITTLE FRUIT?

Indeed, add a little spliced apple to your salad or enhance with a little dried fruit such as dried cranberries or raisins.

Sriracha Coleslaw

Expert Tips for Making This Spicy Slaw Recipe

  • Add Seeds: Sunflower seeds add a nice little crunch or even add a little nuts to this creamy sriracha coleslaw.
  • Short cut tip: Buy prebagged, precut coleslaw mix for this barbecue favorites classic coleslaw.
  • Honey: A touch of honey will add a slight sweetness to your sauce for a punch of flavor
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add celery salt for a little extra flavor or some fresh ginger.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Use gluten free or dairy free ingredients.

What to Serve with Sriracha Coleslaw

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Sriracha Coleslaw

Sriracha Coleslaw

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 8 minutes
Total: 1 hour 8 minutes
Sriracha Coleslaw is a traditional coleslaw with a kick. It takes this traditional summer food and takes it to the next level. Truly, one of the best summer side dishes that you could ever enjoy. Crunchy, creamy and a hint of spicy, Yum!
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Ingredients

  • 5 cups green cabbage, shredded
  • 5 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cups carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup green onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp coarse-grained mustard
  • 3 tbsp Sriracha

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, Sriracha, and mustard, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar and salt.
  • Add cabbage, carrots and onion.
  • Mix well.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Expert Tips

  • Add Seeds: Sunflower seeds add a nice little crunch or even add a little nuts to this creamy sriracha coleslaw.
  • Short cut tip: Buy prebagged, precut coleslaw mix for this barbecue favorites classic coleslaw.
  • Honey: A touch of honey will add a slight sweetness to your sauce for a punch of flavor
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add celery salt for a little extra flavor or some fresh ginger.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Use gluten free or dairy free ingredients.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 812mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 6114IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer Salad

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    • You would add it when you add the vinegar. Thanks for pointing out that I omitted it! I updated the recipe so it should be good now! Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

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