This easy copycat KFC Coleslaw recipe is the perfect side dish! It’s so close to the real thing that no one will ever know it was made in your own kitchen. This homemade coleslaw recipe is one of my favorite things to add as a side or a simple snack, and it’s perfect for a summer bbq.
Why You Will Love This Coleslaw Recipe
You and your family will love this delicious coleslaw. You only need a handful of ingredients to make this easy recipe in just a few simple steps. This will be your favorite coleslaw recipe because it’s so much like the real thing with very little prep work.
You can do so many different things with this recipe. Your leftover coleslaw will be great to add to other meals throughout the week. I love adding my leftover coleslaw to tacos and pulled pork sandwiches.
I highly recommend this simple recipe next time you have family gatherings, your next picnic, and backyard barbecues.
You’ll be impressed with this easy coleslaw recipe that tastes just like it came from Kentucky fried chicken.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE THIS RECIPE:
- Food Processor
- Mixing Bowls
- Serving Bowl
- Bag of Coleslaw Mix
- Large Shallot
- Granulated Sugar
- Whole Milk
- Lemon Juice
- White Vinegar
How To Make Copycat KFC Coleslaw
First, add the shredded coleslaw mix to a food processor and pulse it a few times to chop finer. Not too fine, though. Then add to a medium or large mixing bowl.
Then, peel and grate the shallot into the coleslaw mix.
Next, in another small mixing bowl, add the sugar, mayonnaise, buttermilk, milk, lemon juice, and vinegar. Use a whisk to mix it well.
After that, pour into the coleslaw mix and stir well to combine.
Finally, add the salt and pepper, then stir again.
Last, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Upon serving, give another good stir and strain from the dressing.
What will I need to complete this KFC coleslaw copycat recipe?
You will need the following ingredients: Coleslaw mix, shallot, sugar, mayonnaise, buttermilk, whole milk, lemon juice, white vinegar, salt, and pepper.
You will need the following supplies: Food processor, mixing bowls, whisk, and serving large bowl.
Storage Instructions for KFC’s coleslaw?
This coleslaw will need to be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Can I freeze coleslaw?
No, coleslaw does not thaw well. For best results, refrigerate.
What is KFC Coleslaw made of?
Chopped cabbage and shredded carrots with a delicious dressing of mayonnaise, buttermilk, sugar, lemon, and vinegar.
Is KFC slaw healthy?
Not really. It contains a lot of fat, but there are healthy ingredients, so the benefits of eating cabbage and carrot are there.
Is coleslaw good for your gut?
The cabbage does contain a lot of fiber so this is indeed good for your gut.
I can only find a prepackaged coleslaw bag but it has red cabbage in it too, is that ok?
Yes, it won’t affect the taste. Only aesthetically will it change the way it looks, as KFC Cole slaw mix does not contain red cabbage.
I can’t find the pre-packaged coleslaw can I make it from scratch?
Most definitely, Take a small head of cabbage and chop it finely into small pieces. Take 3 large carrots and grate then mix with the cabbage.
If you love KFC, you’re going to love this KFC copycat coleslaw. The hardest part is making sure you have enough on hand, because this disappears fast!
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KFC Coleslaw Recipe
- 1 Food Processor
- 16 ounces coleslaw mix refrigerated
- 1 large shallot grated
- 1/3 cup granulated white sugar
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup milk whole
- 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons white vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- First, add the shredded coleslaw mix to a food processor and pulse it a few times to chop finer. Not too fine though, then add to a medium or large mixing bowl.
- Then, peel and grate the shallot into the coleslaw mix.
- Next, in another small mixing bowl, add the sugar, mayonnaise, buttermilk, milk, lemon juice, and vinegar. Use a whisk to mix it well.
- After that, pour into the coleslaw mix and stir well to combine.
- Finally, add the salt and pepper then stir again.
- Last, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Upon serving, give another good stir and strain from the dressing.
*Nutritional information is a calculated guesstimate. Please note that this can change with different brands and modifications you may make to the recipe. For the most accurate information, use a nutritional calculator with the exact brands and measurements you’re using with each recipe.