California Slaw - A Family Feast

Weekday Triple Play – Meal #3: California Slaw

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 servings


This recipe is written assuming that you have reserved 4 cups of the cabbage blend from our earlier recipe. If you are making only this recipe the cabbage blend should include: 2 cups green cabbage, 2 cups Chinese cabbage, a little shredded carrot and 1/3 cup scallions (or green onions).


  • 2 tablespoons toasted chopped pecans
  • One pound cooked chicken or turkey, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 4 cups cabbage blend, reserved from earlier
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 2 kiwi fruit, peeled and cut into lengthwise wedges
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup honey Dijon ranch dressing, see our recipe here or you can use your favorite bottled dressing


  1. Toss chopped pecans in a small dry fry pan over medium heat until toasted.
  2. Cut cooked chicken or turkey into matchstick sized strips.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine chicken or turkey, cabbage blend, pecans, strawberries and kiwi.
  4. Mix nutmeg into honey Dijon ranch dressing and drizzle over salad. Toss gently to blend.
  5. Serve immediately.


Weekday Triple Play adapted from [Better Homes and Gardens|]