Pickled cabbage



Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

3 hrs

Pickling is the perfect way to make the most of leftover vegetables, give it a go with this simple recipe.


1 carrot, peeled and julienned
½  red onion, sliced
270g  white cabbage, sliced
scotch bonnet, sliced
coriander stocks and leaves, roughly chopped
1 tsp  black peppercorns, whole
1 tsp  coriander seeds
garlic cloves, sliced
400ml  apple cider vinegar
2 tbsps salt
2 tbsps  sugar
200ml  water


1. Combine the water, vinegar, salt and sugar in a jug and mix until the salt and sugar have dissolved.

2. Arrange all the other ingredients in a sanitized pickling jar or airtight container.

3. Pour the vinegar solution into the jar/container filling to the top. Leave to stand for 1 hour.

4. Place in the fridge for 3-4 hours to pickle then serve.

Chef’s tips

Try adding other spices such as fennel, cumin and star-anise for a different flavour.


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