It’s easy to re-create Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw

Cole Slaw

Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw

In January of 2016, fast food chain Chick-Fil-A removed their famous cole slaw from the menu after 71 years. Thankfully, they shared the recipe, so now you can make this famous salad at home. 

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, BBQ
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 4 tsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup mayonase dukes, obviously
  • 2 10 oz bags shredded cabbage finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrots finely chopped


  1. Whisk vinegar, sugar, mustard, and salt together until sugar is dissolved. 

  2. Add mayonnaise and whisk to mix.

  3. Add cabbage and carrots. Mix to combine.

  4. Refrigerate 2 hours and serve.

Recipe Notes

Chopping the already shredded cabbage is optional. Sometimes you can find cabbage with carrots already mixed in. Do that.

Jeremy Saylor

30-year-old nerd from Pittsburgh who's creating a better internet in Charlotte, NC.