Recipe by STEPHB1
"This delicious recipe turns out slaw just like the famous coleslaw at a popular fried chicken restaurant chain!"
Watch video tips and tricks
1 1/2 tablespoons
distilled white vinegar
2 1/2 tablespoons
finely chopped cabbage
KFC's coleslaw is the only slaw I will eat, so I was so happy to find this recipe. But I did make a few changes - I cut the sugar down to 1/4 cup and left out the buttermilk (I don't like it, so I don't buy it!). I also used cider vinegar instead of white vinegar. I added some celery seed for a little extra flavor. My husband says it's the best he's ever had, so I have to beat him to the bowl if I want any!
All we could taste was the lemon juice. It hid the flavor of everything else. It was also incredibly runny. I'll keep looking for another coleslaw recipe.
This was great! I hate buying a carton of buttermilk for recipes that call for 1/4 cup, so I made a substitute using regular milk & lemon juice. I also used pre-shredded cole slaw mix & let the salad marinate overnight. Next time, I will lessen the amount of milk as suggested by others for a thicker dressing, but this was still outstanding!
The recipe I have been searching for for years! Delicious! Because of the comments of others, I was going to cut back on the milk, and I ended up forgetting to add it entirely! Throw away the other cole slaw recipes you have. This one's the "keeper".
Great slaw, Steph! My family thoroughly enjoyed this with our New York steaks and horseradish guacamole found on this site. For a closer version of the "chicken place's" recipe, try subing tarragon vinegar for the white vinegar. You'll be amazed at the difference in flavor!
I tryed this coleslaw and i absolutely love it.I used the store brought Dole coleslaw mix,and used this dressing OMG i just loved it.And it do tasted like KFC coleslaw and i love their coleslaw.I did add a little dash more vinegar and lemon juice and 1/8 tsp of celery seed.SO SO GOOD.THANKS
Use this recipe in my catering business. I cut the quanty of milk in 1/2. Not quite so liquid.
It's been years since I've eaten at KFC, so I have no idea how closely this coleslaw resembles theirs. In addition, I'm not a big coleslaw fan so I guess you could say I was a tough sell. I admit I made this only because it seemed fitting to include it in my barbecued rib dinner. I made it easy on myself and simply used a packaged coleslaw mix, and I substituted Splenda for the sugar. I also added celery seed. I tasted it right after I made it and was disappointed - it was noticeably sweet and mayonnaisey. I kept my fingers crossed that a couple of hours would mellow this out and balance the flavors. It did. I still can't call myself a convert to coleslaw, but everyone enjoyed this, including me.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Restaurant-Style Coleslaw II
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 101
Get the season’s best recipes for holiday feasting.
Holiday cookies, cakes, pies, and breads. Get recipes and inspiration.
Get time-saving recipes to save your busy life.
A creamy, sweet-tart salad that tastes like a popular chicken restaurant’s slaw.
This irresistible coleslaw is more tart and tangy than creamy.
Sweet, juicy peaches make this spicy slaw the perfect summer side.