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Let me show you how to make pickled cabbage at home... Perfect as a garnish for delicious homemade hot dogs or crunchy pork tacos!

Pickled Cabbage Recipe for Hot Dogs & Tacos

Course Side Dish
Cuisine General
Keyword pickled cabbage
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1 jar (serves 6 persons)
Calories per serving 49 kcal

Ingredients

  • 9 oz fresh red cabbage (250 g)
  • cup water (80 ml)
  • cup red wine (80 ml)
  • 1 large garlic clove chopped
  • cup red wine vinegar (240 ml)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce or worcester sauce
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • nutmeg
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Rinse the red cabbage and let it drain a bit. Then slice or shave the cabbage finely using a very sharp knife or a mandolin slicer.
  2. Let me show you how to make pickled cabbage at home... Perfect as a garnish for delicious homemade hot dogs or crunchy pork tacos!
  3. Peel and chop the garlic clove finely. Pour the water, red wine and red or white wine vinegar in a large saucepan and season with the cayenne pepper, mustard seeds, caster sugar, the ground cumin and cinnamon, the soy sauce (or worcester sauce), the tomato paste and a pinch of nutmeg and salt also. Add the finely chopped garlic and bay leaves as well. Place this mixture over medium heat until boiling.
  4. Let me show you how to make pickled cabbage at home... Perfect as a garnish for delicious homemade hot dogs or crunchy pork tacos!
  5. Once the pickle marinade is gently simmering, add the finely sliced red cabbage to the saucepan. Put a lid on the pan and cook the red cabbage for 30 minutes over medium heat. Stir regularly. Then turn the heat off. Let the pickled red cabbage soak in the cooling marinade for an hour until it is lukewarm.
  6. Let me show you how to make pickled cabbage at home... Perfect as a garnish for delicious homemade hot dogs or crunchy pork tacos!
  7. Then remove the lid and pour the pickled red cabbage in a sterilised glass jar. Let the red cabbage cool down fully now. Then close the jar with a lid and place the cabbage in the fridge for at least one week to marinate.
  8. Let me show you how to make pickled cabbage at home... Perfect as a garnish for delicious homemade hot dogs or crunchy pork tacos!