Vietnamese Bacon Slaw | Better Meal Plans


Vietnamese Bacon Slaw

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 373kcal


  • 1 head green cabbage savoy, shredded
  • 1 bell peppers red, thinly sliced
  • 2 limes
  • 6 oz bacon 6 slices, chopped
  • 1 c onions 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • .5 jalapenos
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger peel and minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


  • Saute the butter, bacon, onion, and jalapeño on medium heat in a large skillet.
  • Add the minced ginger and garlic.
  • Stir and cook for about 60 seconds or until the garlic starts to brown.
  • Add in the red pepper, stir, and cook for 60 seconds. (Our goal is not really to cook the veggies, but just coat them in that wonderful butter and bacon grease and warm them slightly.)
  • Turn down the heat, and add the shredded cabbage.
  • Drizzle the sesame oil all over the cabbage.
  • Squeeze in the juice of one lime, and stir to mix it all together.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and second lime.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 680mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1580IU | Vitamin C: 146.2mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg
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