Japanese Cabbage Salad


Serve this fresh and simple salad with heavier Japanese fare, such as Tonkatsu, for a complete meal.


  • 1 tablespoon white or yellow miso paste

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • Juice and zest of 1 lime

  • 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar (seasoned)

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • ¼ cup safflower oil

  • 6 cups thinly shredded green cabbage

  • Garnish: toasted sesame seeds


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together miso paste, soy sauce, lime zest and juice, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, and safflower oil.

  2. Toss cabbage with dressing and serve garnished with sesame seeds.

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