Green Salads | March 14, 2011

Ginger Mango Slaw

Ginger Mango Slaw
 
Ginger Mango Slaw

One of my favorite sandwiches is found at the Desert Edge Brewery ( aka”The Pub”) in Trolley Square. It’s a favorite spot to gather before UTE games, and a tried and true lunch spot. Always decent food and reasonable prices. And refillable fountain soda. Important to certain lunch partners, who will remain nameless.
The pasta salads are good here, and I’m always happy with either the half Turkey Avocado with pasta of the day, or my fave- the Salmon Sandwich with pickled ginger-cucumber slaw, black bean relish and garlic mayo. Last week, I cooked up a few salmon fillets, sent to us by our dear friends the Primos. Delicious. Looked around in my fridge for something to serve on the side. Thought of the sandwich at Desert Edge, pulled out the following: 1/4 head of cabbage, a ripe mango, piece of ginger and a red onion. Mixed/chopped/cooked this slaw in a matter of about 5 minutes. Perfect side with salmon. Loved the ginger/ mango combo.
You know what’s coming.
You’re gonna love it too.

Ginger Mango Slaw

Ginger Mango Slaw

Author A Bountiful Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger peeled, then chopped or grated
  • 1 tablespoon Mirin Sweet Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon White Balsamic or Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 mango peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan over medium high heat. Add chopped cabbage, stir just until limp, about 2-3 minutes. Add fresh ginger and cook for about another minute. Add Mirin and vinegar. Remove from heat. Add chopped mango and red onion. Serve immediately, or later at room temperature.
  2. Double to feed 4 as a side dish.

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  1. 5 stars
    This salad is DELICIOUS! The kale massaging made such a difference! Everyone I shared this with is asking for the recipe! I used honey in the dressing, and it was delicious!
    The chicken alone is fabulously tender and flavorful! Thank you!

    1. Tiffany,
      Thank you! I made this several times this summer and always received glowing reviews and lots of recipe requests! Thanks for reading ABK!
      xo
      Si

  2. 5 stars
    I loved this salad! I love the combination of Kale and Spinach. The Apricot vinaigrette was delicious! I serve it with and without the chicken.