Fast Food ColeSlaw

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This is my go to recipe for ColeSlaw.  It’s from a Top Secret Recipe cookbook.  It’s supposed to be a KFC clone recipe.  I don’t think it’s an exact copy cat, but to be fair, I haven’t had the original in almost 4 years!  ColeSlaw is one of those foods that I’m very picky about.  There’s just something about it that I either love or hate.  I prefer mine to be finely grated.  ColeSlaw that has cabbage shredded in larger pieces just doesn’t seem like the real deal in my book.  Maybe it’s a regional thing, I’m not sure. I am from Kentucky after all  😉  But I do know that I’m lovin’ my food processor every single time I make this recipe!


Fast Food Coleslaw


Fast Food Coleslaw goes perfect with any thing barbequeish.  Yes, I did make that word up, but I know all of you are agreeing with me!  If you saw my  Shredded BBQ Chicken post this week then you may have spied this coleslaw on the platter.  I love to eat it with BBQ chicken!  I also love it with Sloppy Joes, hamburgers, even chili!


KFC Coleslaw



If you don’t have a food processor, you could do all the chopping by hand or use a box grater. I’ve done both methods and let’s just say I’m very thankful for my kitchen appliances!!



Fast Food ColeSlaw

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  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • -1/3 cup white sugar
  • -1/4 cup milk
  • -1/4 cup buttermilk
  • -2 1/2 TBLS lemon juice
  • -1 1/2 TBLS white vinegar
  • -1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • -1 head finely chopped cabbage
  • -1 medium carrot shredded


  • Process cabbage and carrot in food processor. Combine everything else in large bowl. Add cabbage and carrot mixture. Mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
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