Spicy Mexican Coleslaw

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is ideal picnic food since it has no mayo in it. You can use more or less hot pepper depending on how hot you like it/can take it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all salad ingredients and mix well.
  2. Combine all dressing ingredients and toss well with salad ingredients.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. This slaw gets better if it has a chance to sit for a few hours before serving and it's even good the next day.
Most Helpful

This was a surprising dish. I loved the harmony of the citrus flavors in the dressing. The jicama and cabbage had a wonderful crunchiness that I enjoyed too. I used this dish as a side to a chicken and salsa recipe, and it was wonderful. Thanks, Mirj for sharing this keeper.

Miss Annie September 27, 2002

As good as healthy can get! Positively scrummy! Love the jicama, jalapeno and cilantro in this slaw!

rosslare March 27, 2013

Delicious salad. I made half a recipe of the salad but the whole dressing recipe. It was great! Will have this often with Mexican themed meals. The fresh lime juice really makes it. Served it with quesadillas.

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