Tangy Mango Coleslaw

Tangy Mango Coleslaw: A Refreshing Twist on a Classic Side Dish

Coleslaw, a quintessential side dish for barbecues, picnics, and casual meals, gets an Aussie makeover with this refreshing and flavourful recipe.

The addition of juicy mango chunks and a zesty mango dressing elevates the classic cabbage and carrot slaw, infusing it with a burst of tropical sweetness and a tangy kick.

Whether you’re craving a light and refreshing side or a delightful accompaniment to grilled meats and seafood, this Aussie-style coleslaw is sure to impress.

Tangy Mango Coleslaw

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Tangy Mango Coleslaw

Shane Lowry
Add a refreshing twist to a classic side dish with this tangy mango coleslaw recipe. Learn how to prepare this delicious and flavourful dish that will be a hit at any gathering or Barbecue.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Delicious and Easy Side Dish Recipes to Complement Any Meal
Cuisine Australian
Servings 12 serves
Calories 161 kcal


  • ½ head of green cabbage shredded
  • 1 medium carrot shredded
  • 1 cup of ripe mango chunks
  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, carrot, and mango chunks.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, honey, and lime juice until well combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage, carrot, and mango mixture and toss gently to coat evenly.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Chill the coleslaw in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavours to meld.


  • For a spicier coleslaw, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the dressing.
  • If you prefer a creamier coleslaw, add an extra tablespoon of mayonnaise.
  • For a more colourful presentation, add a handful of thinly sliced red onion and red cabbage.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the Aussie-style coleslaw as a refreshing side dish for grilled meats, seafood, or burgers.
  • Pile it onto sandwiches, wraps, or tacos for a burst of flavour and crunch.
  • Enjoy it as a healthy and light lunch or snack.


With its vibrant colours, refreshing flavours, and unique Australian twist, this Aussie-style coleslaw is sure to become a new favourite at your next gathering.
The combination of tangy mango dressing, juicy mango chunks, and crunchy cabbage and carrot creates a delightful symphony of textures and tastes that will tantalize your taste buds.
So, ditch the ordinary and embrace the vibrant flavours of Australia with this irresistible coleslaw recipe.
Keyword coleslaw

1 Comment

  1. 5 stars
    This recipe is lovely. The mango adds a certain tangy sweetness to the coleslaw.

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