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Recipe

Five-Spice Red Cabbage Salad

Scott Phillips

Servings: 4 to 6

An intriguing combination of flavors and textures in this slightly sweet salad makes it hard to stop eating. Serve it with a mild white fish.

Ingredients

  • 1 small head red cabbage, halved, cored, and chopped into bite-size pieces (about 8 cups)
  • 3 Tbs. mirin
  • 2 Tbs. plain rice vinegar; more to taste
  • 1 tsp. Chinese five-spice powder
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 avocado, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil

Nutritional Information

      Calories (kcal) : 190
      Fat Calories (kcal): 120
      Fat (g): 13
      Saturated Fat (g): 1.5
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 2
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 9
      Cholesterol (mg): 0
      Sodium (mg): 320
      Carbohydrates (g): 15
      Protein (g): 4

Preparation

  • In a large bowl, toss the cabbage with the mirin, rice vinegar, five-spice powder, and 1-1/2 tsp. salt. Let sit for 15 minutes at room temperature, or refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Season the avocado with salt. Add the avocado, scallions, almonds, and oil to the cabbage, and toss. Season to taste with salt and vinegar. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Make Ahead Tips

The salad can be made a few hours ahead, though the longer it sits, the less crunchy it will be.

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