Easy Mexican Coleslaw

Easy Mexican Coleslaw

Easy Mexican Coleslaw

BBQ season is fast approaching, so next time you need to bring a side dish, try making this easy tangy coleslaw. It’s delicious on its own or is an added bonus as a topping on carne asada tacos.
Prep Time 10 mins
Servings 6 - 8



  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1½ teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head cabbage, shredded
  • 1 bunch radishes, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced
  • ¼ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, limes, garlic, honey, cumin, oregano, coriander, hot sauce, and salt and pepper; adjust to taste, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together cabbage, radishes, jalapeño, red onion, and cilantro.
  3. Stir in dressing, and toss.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

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