This is a condiment served with almost any meal in El Salvador. It goes great with tamales and pupusas!

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Provided by Nahum and Brandi

Time 9h20m

Yield 10

Categories Side Dish,Sauces and Condiments Recipes,Canning and Preserving Recipes,Pickled


  • Mix cabbage, onion, carrot, and chile peppers together in a large bowl. Sprinkle salt evenly on top. Cover with boiling water. Cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  • Pour vinegar over cabbage mixture; add oregano. Mix together carefully.
  • Cover and refrigerate until flavors combine, 8 hours to overnight.

Curtido (Salvadoran Pickled Slaw) image

Number Of Ingredients: 8


  • 1 head cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 white onion, halved and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 4 red bird's eye chile peppers, grated
  • 1 ½ tablespoons salt, or to taste
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon oregano

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