Jicama-Cilantro Coleslaw

This fragrant slaw recipe serves deliciously atop grilled fish or alongside a Mexican-style chicken recipe.

This recipe goes with Fish Tacos with Jicama-Cilantro Coleslaw

Yield: Makes 8 cups
Recipe from Coastal Living

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Prep Time:
Marinate: 30 Minutes


  • 1 large jicama, peeled and cut into julienne strips
  • 1 head green cabbage, cored and finely shredded
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)


  1. 1. Toss first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Let stand, covered, 30 minutes.
  2. 2. Grate rind from lime, and squeeze juice to measure 3 tablespoons. Stir together rind, juice, cumin, cayenne, and mayonnaise in a small bowl. Add to cabbage mixture, and toss well. Toss in cilantro.
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