Cole Slaw – KFC Clone

What can you say about the cole slaw (or as one of the kids used to say, “cold” slaw) from that well-known fast food chicken place?  If you prefer a sweeter cole slaw, as I do, you’ll love it.  If you don’t, then you’ll need to find another recipe!

Cole Slaw – KFC Clone

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  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 1/2 tbl. lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbl. white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 8 cups finely chopped cabbage (about 1 medium head)
  • 1/4 cup shredded or finely diced carrots (about 1 medium carrot)
  • 2 tbl. minced onions


Be sure cabbage and carrots are chopped up into very fine pieces (about the size of rice).

Combine the mayonnaise, sugar, milk, buttermilk, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and beat until smooth.

Add the cabbage, carrots, and onion; mix well.

Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours before serving.

Serves 10 to 12.


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