I've been craving something Asian. And so when I went to pick a new recipe to test this past weekend, I was searching for Asian dishes. I didn't like how many calories the noodle dishes had so I settled on this Thai Peanut Slaw.
This recipe allowed me four firsts in the grocery store: buying cole slaw mix, sesame seed oil, rice vinegar, and peas! Ha! (I've never liked cole slaw.) I loved the idea of a peanut-ty slaw and so I made this with great anticipation, happily whipping out my food processor.
The slaw turned out really good! I was a bit worried when I was making the dressing - all the ingredients seem like a very odd combination. But when I mixed it all together and took a bite - it was very tasty!! And Mr. Higgins approves!
I left out the mint because I couldn't quite justify buying $4 of mint to use in one dish. But I'll be keeping this recipe, especially to use in the summer when we need salad-like dishes!