Cabbage Escabeche (Nacho Slaw) 6.000
Feb 3, 2010

This makes enough tart slaw for any nachos you put together. You'll have enough left over to use as a topping or side for sandwiches.

Make Ahead: The slaw needs to marinate for 2 hours. It can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 4 days.


Servings: 6 cups
Ingredients
  • 4 jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded and cut lengthwise into thin slivers (julienne)
  • 1/2 large head green cabbage, cored and shredded (8 to 9 cups)
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and shredded (scant 2 cups)
  • Leaves from 1 small bunch flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

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Directions

Combine the jalapeno peppers, cabbage, carrots and parsley in a large bowl. Add the vinegar and toss to coat evenly, then add the salt and sugar. Mix well, then cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours, then drain in a colander.

The slaw is ready to use right away; or transfer it to a heavy-duty plastic resealable food storage bag, seal and refrigerate for up to 4 days, shaking to redistribute the contents each day.

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Recipe Source

Adapted from David Suarez, chef and culinary director at Rosa Mexicano.

Tested by Bonnie S. Benwick.

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