Napa Cabbage Picnic Salad Recipe

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Sofia Published: March 9, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Napa Cabbage Picnic Salad

Made with Napa cabbage, radishes, and a smoky mayo dressing, this recipe serves the tastiest picnic salad that’s ready in just 20 minutes.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • cupalmonds,slivered
  • 4cupsnapa cabbage,(½ lb), coarsely shredded
  • 6ozsnow peas,sliced into ½-inch on the diagonal
  • cupradishes,thinly sliced
  • cupgreen onions,including greens, thinly sliced
  • cupcilantro,lightly packed, chopped

For Dressing:

  • 1tbsprice vinegar,plus 1½ tsp, seasoned or unseasoned
  • 1tbspsugar
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • ½garlic clove,(about 1½ tsp), peeled, minced
  • ¼tsptoasted sesame oil
  • ¼tspground ginger
  • tspcayenne powder
  • ½cupmayonnaise


  1. Toast the almond slivers in a dry nonstick or cast-iron skillet on medium-high, stirring frequently until browned. Set aside.

  2. Combine the cabbage, snow peas, radishes, green onions, cilantro in a large bowl.


  1. In a separate bowl, whisk together the rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, ginger, and cayenne until the sugar has dissolved. Whisk in the mayonnaise.

  2. When ready to serve, gently combine the dressing and almonds with the cabbage mixture.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 215.53kcal
  • Fat: 19.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.56g
  • Fiber: 2.79g
  • Sugar: 4.64g
  • Protein: 3.75g
  • Cholesterol: 7.51mg
  • Sodium: 296.87mg
  • Calcium: 96.62mg
  • Potassium: 316.93mg
  • Iron: 1.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 131.70µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.59mg
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