Fiesta Coleslaw

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


10 servings

Updated: Sep. 18, 2023
Coleslaw with a touch of heat makes a zesty side for barbecued chicken or pork. I also pile it on fish tacos and po'boys. —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, Texas
Fiesta Coleslaw Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup chopped peeled jicama
  • 6 radishes, halved and sliced
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Lime wedges, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and seasonings. Pour over coleslaw mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Refrigerate, covered, until serving. If desired, serve with lime wedges.
Peppers (Hot)
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 114 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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