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Thai Style Cabbage

Thai Style Cabbage Salad

Author New School of Cooking



  • 3 T lemon juice
  • 1 T. brown sugar or palm sugar
  • 2 tsp. Thai fish sauce
  • 1 medium to small green cabbage finely shredded
  • 1 small red onion sliced thin
  • 3 peeled and grated carrots
  • 1/2 c. chopped mint leaves
  • 1/2 c. chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 T peanut oil I used olive oil and worked fine


  • lb fresh shrimp 30-40 peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 c. cilantro finely chopped
  • 1-2 limes juiced (lemon works as well)
  • 4 T olive oil



  1. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the lemon juice, sugar and fish sauce until the sugar is dissolved. Add the cabbage, onion, carrot, mint, cilantro and oil. Toss the salad well.


  1. Marinate the shrimp with cilantro, lime juice and olive oil for no more than 30 minutes. Grill shrimp one minute per side or until pink and the shrimp have curled. Serve with cabbage salad.

Recipe Notes

Serves 6