Recipe courtesy of Chicken in a Barrel BBQ

Tropical Coleslaw

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

Tropical Coleslaw Mix:

4 cups finely sliced green cabbage

2 cups finely sliced purple cabbage

1 cup shredded carrot

1 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained

2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut

2 tablespoons minced green onion

Tropical Coleslaw Dressing:

2 cups bottled papaya seed dressing or sweet honey-mustard vinaigrette

2 tablespoons honey 

1 tablespoon bottled balsamic vinaigrette 

1/2 teaspoon Big Mike's Off the Hook BBQ Rub or your favorite barbecue rub

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

Directions

  1. For the tropical coleslaw mix: In a large bowl, combine the green cabbage, purple cabbage, carrot, pineapple, cilantro, coconut and green onion. Use a spatula to thoroughly blend all the ingredients.
  2. For the tropical coleslaw dressing: Add the papaya seed dressing, honey, balsamic vinaigrette, barbecue rub and cayenne to a bowl and whisk until thoroughly blended.
  3. Add the desired amount of dressing to the coleslaw mix and toss well to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve chilled. 

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