Sriracha Slaw

Coleslaw with Sriracha heat? Yes please.

It’s true. Sriracha works with near everything. At least in our book, it’s a go-to seasoning just like Old Bay or cayenne powder. This Sriracha slaw is a good example – an everyday side is turned just a little more special with a few tablespoons of Rooster Sauce. Try it with BBQ or as a sandwich side. It’ll warm you up just right. 

Sriracha Slaw

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 cabbage mix red and green cabbage preferred, shredded
  • 2 carrots shredded
  • 4 scallions chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon coarse ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • Cayenne pepper powder optional, as a garnish


  • Combine all non-vegetable ingredients in a bowl and stir thoroughly. Then add the cabbage, carrots, and scallions and stir to coat. For best flavor, refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours prior to serving. Garnish with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper powder (optional).
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on July 13, 2020 to include new content.
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