Pickled radish and vegetable slaw

There's nothing boring about this simple salad. The radishes crisp and peppery bite adds a unique punch to this colourful side salad. Its crunch and freshness make it a great accompaniment for a barbecue or alfresco dinner.

Light Bites
Plate of sliced carrot, radish and cabbage
  • Preparation time 15 minutes (prep. time)
  • Serves 6


For the pickling liquor

  • 300ml white wine vinegar
  • 100ml water
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 10g coriander seeds
  • 8 bay leaves
  • 200ml orange juice
  • 2 tsp black pepper


For the vegetables

  • 400g carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 400g white cabbage, finely shredded
  • 250g radishes, thinly sliced


  1. Place all the pickling ingredients into a large sauce pan, place over a medium heat and bring to the boil.
  2. Once boiling, add the carrots and simmer gently for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Next add the shredded cabbage, stir well and simmer again for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  5. Once cooled, add the radishes and stir well. 
  6. Place into a container, cover and chill in the fridge.
  7. Taste and season before serving.