Sesame Cabbage Salad⁠

Cook Time: 30 Minutes     Serves: 2 People     Difficulty: Easy


This salad uses winter friendly ingredients like cabbage and carrots while adding umami, a bright acidity balanced with a little bit of sweetness to your day. Enjoy as a salad or as a wrap using your favorite crispy greens or tortillas.⁠



  • 100g Sunflower seed oil⁠
  • 45g Rice wine vinegar⁠
  • 45g Honey⁠
  • 30g Water⁠
  • 30g Light soy sauce⁠
  • 15g Lime juice⁠
  • 15g Sesame oil⁠
  • 8g Grated ginger⁠
  • 8g Grated garlic⁠
  • Salt to taste⁠ ⁠


  • 125g White cabbage, shredded⁠
  • 125g Red cabbage, shredded⁠
  • 75g Carrot, shredded⁠
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds⁠
  • 1 green onion, cut about 5mm thick on a diagonal ⁠
  • 150g MATR mince⁠
  • 25g light soy sauce⁠
  • Sesame oil⁠
  • Neutral flavored cooking oil⁠
  1. For dressing, add all the ingredients in a jar and shake to combine. Can also be made in a blender if you desire a more homogenous consistency⁠.
  2. Preheat your oven to 160C⁠ Toss MATR mince just enough neutral oil to coat⁠
  3. Season with 2 Tbsp of soy and 1 Tbsp of sesame oil⁠
  4. Roast in oven for 16 minutes, stirring abut halfway through to ensure even color on all sides⁠.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool⁠ Combine shredded cabbage and carrots, cooked mince, and add dressing to desired amount⁠.
  6. Top with green onions and sesame seeds and enjoy!