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Coleslaw (How to make Nigerian Coleslaw)

Coleslaw is a simple salad that comprises of finely shredded cabbage and carrot. It is commonly dressed with mayonnaise or salad cream.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Nigerian
Keyword: basic coleslaw recipe, coleslaw ingredient, coleslaw kfc, coleslaw recipe uk, easy coleslaw recipe, how to make coleslaw, Nigerian coleslaw
Servings: 2
Calories: 1kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $3


  • 500 g Cabbage
  • 500g g Carrot
  • 4 tbspn Mayonnaise


  • Rinse the cabbage and using a knife, grater or food processor, shred thinly.
  • Wash the carrots, use a potato peeler to scrape the skin off then shred with a grater or food processor.
  • Mix the carrot and cabbage in a bowl, add mayonaise, mix well and put in fridge to chill
  • Coleslaw is best served chilled. It is usually served in Nigeria as side to accompany jollof rice, fried rice and other rice dishes.


You can substitute Mayonaise for Salad cream