Everyone needs a go-to coleslaw recipe in their back pocket, and this one is mine. Whether served with my fried pork chop sandwich, fried seafood or pulled pork, it's an ideal make-ahead side that complements so many main dishes.
Whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, garlic powder, mustard seeds and sugar in a large bowl. Add the cabbage and shallot and toss well to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.