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Cilantro-Lime Coleslaw

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe is very flexible, meaning that I rarely remember to put all of the same ingredients/proportions in twice, and it still tastes great."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 7 servings

Directions

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  1. Whisk mayonnaise, lime zest, lime juice, rice vinegar, garlic, sweet chili sauce, and sugar in a large bowl, stirring to dissolve sugar. Mix cilantro and red onion into dressing. Stir cabbage into dressing mixture, about 1 cup at a time, until all cabbage is coated.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Taste the dressing before adding the vegetables; tweak dressing ingredient amounts if desired, based on what you're serving with the slaw. For Asian wonton tacos, for instance, I add more sweet chili sauce and rice vinegar. For fish tacos, I usually add more lime rind and juice. Sometimes I supplement some of the mayo with sour cream. You can use chopped green chili in place of the sweet chili sauce. If you choose to do this, double the amount of sugar. The lime rind is not essential. You can omit it if you only have bottled lime juice on hand.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 189 calories; 18.8 5.6 0.9 9 164 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

So awesome! Two of my favorites: cilantro and lime. I tried to be cute and measure out the ingredients, but why bother; this recipe is fool proof. I omitted the chili sauce, and added some grate...

Most helpful critical review

Its a good alternative to regular Slaw, But I will add more Lime and cilantro to make it a bit zestier

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So awesome! Two of my favorites: cilantro and lime. I tried to be cute and measure out the ingredients, but why bother; this recipe is fool proof. I omitted the chili sauce, and added some grate...

Perfect - just what I was looking for. :) However, I used plain yogurt instead of mayo, and did not have chili sauce. The flavor is even better the second day, so if you can, make the dressin...

This is downright tasty and definitely a winner in our house! I love the ability to add or subtract ingredients to influence the type of main dish you are serving, ie., Mexican or Asian. Serve...

This was so great! I didn't measure, I used yogurt instead of mayo, spicy chili garlic paste instead of sweet chili sauce and I used a few scallions instead of red onion...it was excellent!

Made this and took half batches to 2 different get togethers. Everyone loved it! The cilantro and lime were a happy change to a normal mayo coleslaw.

We really enjoyed this different take on coleslaw! I thought it could use some salt, but that's my personal preference. This was nice, creamy and flavorful...I will be making this again! Thanks ...

so good. we use this on top of pulled chicken sandwiches. I use sriracha instead of the sweet chili sauce and white wine vinegar instead of rice. it's the bomb.

Loved this. Really fresh tasting. It's great as is, but I added a bit more lime and liked it even better.

Awesome! I used the juice of a whole lime, used white wine vinegar instead of rice vinegar (i didn't realize that I was out), used regular chili sauce instead of the sweet chili sauce, added a ...