Chipotle-Cilantro Slaw

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Prop Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

2012 Side Dish Smackdown Winner: Best Coleslaw

Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 (16-oz.) package shredded coleslaw mix
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 2 canned chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro


  1. Whisk together first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Add coleslaw mix and remaining ingredients, and stir until coated. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 1 hour.
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