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Sweet and Sour Slaw

Sweet and Sour Slaw

This tangy, sweet, and crunchy slaw derives pleasant heat from the serrano chile.

Cooking Light MARCH 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 4 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 4 cups very thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and finely chopped


Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan; cook over low heat 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring with a whisk. Chill.

Combine vinegar mixture, cabbages, onion, salt, and chile. Cover and chill. Toss gently before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 85
  • Calories from fat: 2%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 20.9g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 186mg
  • Calcium: 59mg

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