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homemade KFC coleslaw recipe

KFC Coleslaw Copycat Recipe

Sara Garska
Creamy, crunchy, tangy, and a little sweet -- this copycat KFC coleslaw tastes just like the original! Made with simple, real ingredients!
Prep Time 30 mins
Refrigerator Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 143 kcal


  • Food processor
  • Large bowl
  • Small bowl
  • mixing spoon


Salad Ingredients

  • 8 cups cabbage finely chopped/shredded
  • 2 Tablespoons onion minced
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 carrot grated

Coleslaw Dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonaise
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice fresh
  • 1 Tablespoon horseradish grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed


  • Combine the sugar or sugar substitute, salt, pepper, horseradish, onion, celery seed, cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Whisk until well blended and smooth.
  • Chop cabbage fine. This can be done in the food processor.
  • Put chunks of cabbage in the bowl of the food processor and pulse until the cabbage is chopped fine. You will need to do this in batches.
  • Add chopped cabbage to the large bowl with diced onions and grated carrots.
  • Stir in the dressing.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours before serving.


Note: nutrition values are an estimate only and may vary depending on your exact ingredients and quantities used.


Calories: 143kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 211mgPotassium: 135mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1169IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cabbage, cole slaw, coleslaw, KFC
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