Asian Cabbage Salad

6 cups green cabbage, sliced in strips (about 1/2 large head of cabbage)
2 T sesame seeds, toasted
2 T peanuts (or more)

Dressing Ingredients:
2 T vinegar

1 T sesame oil
1 T honey
1/8 tsp. few drops of your favorite hot sauce)
1/8 tsp. grated ginger


Slice cabbage in strips about 3/8 inch wide, cutting strips in half crosswise is they are too long. Mix rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, hot sauce and ginger in a small jar and shake to combine. (Can also whisk together in a bowl.) Toast sesame seeds about 1 minute in a small dry pan, until they start to be fragrant and slightly browned. Put cabbage strips into mixing bowl, toss well with dressing, arrange on individual serving plates and sprinkle with sesame seeds and peanuts.


Butheina Al-Nounou