Red cabbage salad with mango with coriander & lime | recipe

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This Red cabbage salad with mango is probably one of the easiest salads there is. You need red cabbage, mango, lime zest (zest), lime juice, fresh coriander, a few drops of oil and a pinch of salt. That’s it. The fruits turn the normal red cabbage salad into a wonderfully refreshing and colorful winter salad with tropical influences.


Salad recipe from a friend with Shichimi Togarashi

I took over this beautiful creation from my dear friend Anna. When we hosted a taco evening, it was your delicious contribution. q? encoding=UTF8&ASIN=B003RL0LMG&Format= SL160 &ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=DE&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=ellerepu 21&language=de DEPinir?t=ellerepu 21&language=de DE&l=li2&o=3&a=B003RL0LMGAnd the red cabbage salad with mango tasted incredibly good in soft tacos! She used a secret spice that gives the salad an unexpected taste. Or maybe you know it: it’s called Shichimi Togarashi. Or you know it as the Japanese seven-spice chili pepper. It contains red chillies, Japanese pepper, white and black sesame seeds, orange peel, ginger and nori (seaweed). With this fantastic spice you can give every dish a sharp and hearty aroma.

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Tips for red cabbage salad with mango

So if the Shichimi Togarashi Spice mixture goes so well with this salad, then of course you can also use a simple mixture of red chili spices. But if you have an Asian shop nearby, then I would recommend you to try the magical Japanese spice mixture. And since I have now also found that the red cabbage salad with mango goes so well with tacos with guacamole, you can also add a few slices of avocado to the salad.

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Tacos as a test meal

A taco night like this is really good for testing flavors and ingredients. That’s why I know that chicken breast goes well with this salad. You can also serve the delicious red cabbage salad as a side dish to your next snack (Swabian: “Veschper”). And it also goes well with grilled fish or as a splash of color on the table at your next family gathering. In fact, I’d say it looks so Christmassy that it qualifies for Christmas dinner. And if you still miss something crispy, you can add a handful of unsalted roasted cashew nuts or peanuts.

Seasonings and spices

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Red cabbage salad with mango

A simple recipe for a red cabbage salad with mango. A colorful and aromatic salad that goes well with grilled fish or meat. I also recommend it as a topping for tacos.

  • 1
    Little head of red cabbage,
  • 1
    Extra virgin olive oil
  • Zest (finely grated) of 1 organic lime and juice of 1.5 organic lime
    (or more depending on your taste)
  • Sea-salt,
    to taste
  • 1
    Mango (ripe but firm)
    peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1
    Small bunch of fresh coriander,
    chopped up

  1. Put the ingredients (red cabbage, olive oil, zest and juice of the lime and salt) in a large bowl and let stand for 10 minutes so that it permeates well.

  2. Add the mango and fresh coriander and mix. Season to taste and, if necessary, add more lime juice.

  3. Enjoy!

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