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Spicy Coleslaw Recipe

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A spicy cabbage salad somewhere between what you’d get at a Mexican taqueria and a Haitian-style pikliz, with habanero (or Scotch Bonnet) and allspice flavors. Great for sandwiches, tacos, topping burgers etc.

Note:  for a spicier version, use a habanero pepper. For a milder version, use jalapeño, or no pepper.

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Active: 15 minutes
Total: 60 minutes
Makes: 2 bedrooms

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  • 2 quarts of finely chopped white or savoy cabbage (about 1 small head)
  • 1 cup of finely grated carrots (about 1 half)
  • 1 xícara de cebola roxa em fatias finas (cerca de 1 pequena)
  • Sal kosher
  • 3 xícaras de vinagre branco
  • 1/4 xícara de açúcar
  • 2 bagas de pimenta da Jamaica
  • 1 pimenta habanero (ou Scotch Bonnet) ou pimenta jalapeño, dividida ao meio (ver nota)


  1. Combine the cabbage, carrots, red onion and 2 tablespoons of kosher salt in a large bowl. Massage the vegetables with salt. Left to one side. Combine vinegar, sugar, allspice, pepper and 1 cup water in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Pour the boiling liquid over the cabbage mixture and place a paper towel directly on the surface, pressing until saturated to keep the cabbage submerged. Let stand at room temperature until cool. Transfer to a closed container and refrigerate until ready to use. Slaw will last about 2 weeks.

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