Hawaiian Coleslaw Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hawaiian Coleslaw Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Hawaiian Coleslaw

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"This tasty slaw is perked up by the addition of mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, ginger and nutmeg."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    40 mins


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, 1 tablespoon of reserved orange juice, salt, ginger, nutmeg, and pepper.
  2. Toss the oranges and pineapple into the mixture. Stir in mayonnaise until evenly coated. Chill well before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 21, 2005

Made for a Hawaiian dinner party. I used a bag of shredded cabbage because it seems to be dryer and better for coleslaw. The bag was a bit more than 4 cups. It was really good. The flavour was quite different! I loved it! The only change I made was to omit the salt. I almost never add salt. Next time I won't toss the cabbage with the liquid from the oranges, I'll mix it (and the seasonings) with the mayo. And I would only use 2 Tbsp of mayo. Also, add the oranges last so you don't crush them when you stir.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 06, 2012

Made this for my 30th birthday party and this went along great with the Luau theme. I like a good bit of dressing in my coleslaw so that everything is nicely coated, so I upped the amount of mayo to 1 cup, which was the amount used in another similar recipe - 1/3 cup just didn't seem like hardly any for 4 cups of cabbage! I did not have any white pepper so I left that out, and I may or may not have omitted the nutmeg. Overall, it was pretty good, but I felt like it needed more ginger and perhaps a bit of sugar. I would make this again, but play around with the measurements to make it more flavorful.

May 26, 2006

I made this for a "luau" at my son's school. It was a great hit! I loved it, too. I wanted to pass on how I presented it. I cut a pineapple down the middle lengthwise (I used my electric knife, which made it sooo easy.) I cut out the insides to make a pineapple boat. I then filled the two halves with the coleslaw. It was so great that I am going to do it again this weekend. Oh, yeah, I used a bag of shredded slaw mix instead of shredding my own. Made it very easy.

Jun 29, 2003

This was a good side dish for our Hawaiian theme party. I don't think it is necessary to put in the salt or at least half the salt amount. It also helps if you dry the cabbage well. If not there seems to be a lot of liquid at the bottom of the dish.

Jul 23, 2003

Great to serve at a summer barbecue-

Jun 29, 2003

Very tasty and had a fruity flavor to it!! Just served it for a girls get together and all loved it and want the recipe!!

Sep 12, 2005

Loved this! I agree with adding the juice to the mayo. I added roasted peanuts, also, at the end. Served with a fruited pork loin roast, and rice. Everyone loved it!

Dec 16, 2003

This is a fantastic salad. I made this as part of a Hawaiian menu for a luau-style birthday party. It was fresh, sweet and colorful and everyone loved it.


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  • Calories
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 275 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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