Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, adapted from Essential Emeril: Favorite Recipes and Hard-Won Wisdom From My Life in the Kitchen, Oxmoor House, 2015, courtesy Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Combine all the ingredients except the peanuts in a large bowl, cover, and refrigerate until ready to use. It can be made several days in advance; the cabbage will soften as it sits but the flavor will still be delicious. If you like crunch in your coleslaw, serve it as soon as possible after making it.
Garnish with the roasted peanuts, and serve.