This is an easy and quick recipe for coleslaw salad with Shio Koji. It’s handy when you want to add one more side dish on your table.
Also, you can add extra vegetable as you like: carrots, onions, etc. If you are not Vegetarian, tuna or boiled chicken will be other options.
Ingredients for Cabbage Coleslaw Salad with Shio Koji
- Shio Koji
With the portion of cabbage on the photo above, I put 1/2 tablespoons of Shio Koji.
How to make Cabbage Coleslaw Salad with Shio Koji
- Thin-slice the cabbage.
- Add Shio Koji into the cabbage, mix them well.
- Leave for a few minutes, then, you can serve it.
That’s it! It’s very simple.
Additionally, you also put your favourite seasonings such as mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice or black pepper. Vegetable options: carrot, onion, red onion, cucumber, red pepper, celery or corn.
For non-vegetarians, tuna, chicken (boiled), crab meat will go well with this salad too.
When I put Shio Koji in sliced cabbage and mix them, the fruity aroma like an apple came up. You can make it with normal salt, but Shio Koji adds a distinctive flavour without any other seasonings.
What is Shio Koji?
Shio Koji (塩こうじ/塩麹/塩糀) is a Japanese fermented ingredient. It’s made of salt, water and Rice Koji (米こうじ/米糀/米麹). It is called a “magical seasoning” useful for any purpose. We can use it to marinate or tenderize.