Curtido (Salvadoran Slaw)

This delicious slaw is the finishing touch for carnitas tacos. Serve the tacos on soft corn tortillas and add salsa as desired.

June 15, 2015


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Transfer to a large, sealable jar and let marinade in a refrigerator for at least 24 hours before serving.

Serves 8


  • ½ head of cabbage, shredded
  • ½ carrot, grated
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1½ cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
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