3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla)
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon hot chili flakes
6 cups finely shredded red or green cabbage
1/2 cup slivered red onion, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup chopped roasted, salted peanuts
In a large bowl, mix lime juice, fish sauce, 2 tablespoons water, the sugar, and the chili flakes to taste. Stir in cabbage and onion.
Just before serving, stir in mint, cilantro, peanuts, and salt to taste.