This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Spicy Thai Coleslaw. It's from the CooksRecipes website which is loaded with delicious and healthy recipes for all tastes or cuisines, enjoy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Spicy Thai Coleslaw
A unique coleslaw pairing shredded cabbage, tomatoes and carrots in a spicy-sweet dressing. Dry roasted peanuts add a touch of Thai. Make it easy by using bags of shredded cabbage and carrots.
1 medium head green cabbage, finely shredded
3 carrots, peeled, shredded
1/4 cup fish sauce*
1 large lime
4 teaspoons Equal® Spoonful**
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander (optional)
For Dressing, whisk all ingredients until combined. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
For Salad, gently toss all ingredients in large salad bowl. Add dressing and toss to combine.
Makes 8 servings.
*Found in Oriental section of most grocery stores.
**May substitute 2 packets Equal sweetener.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 76, protein 4 g, carbohydrate 12 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 743 mg.