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.

Yield: 12 serves

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Tangy Mango Coleslaw

Tangy Mango Coleslaw

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.

Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 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


  1. In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, carrot, and mango chunks.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, honey, and lime juice until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the cabbage, carrot, and mango mixture and toss gently to coat evenly.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. 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.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 161Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 155mgCarbohydrates: 7gFibre: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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