Curtido

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2019, America's Test Kitchen TV

A punchy, quick pickled Salvadoran slaw is the perfect accompaniment to cheesy pupusas and meaty tacos.

SERVES4

TIME20 minutes, plus 1 hour chilling

Curtido

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Marinating the thin-sliced vegetables and chile in a fruity cider vinegar–based pickling liquid approximated the tangy punch of a traditionally fermented slaw. Draining off the liquid before serving prevented sogginess. Waiting to add the c...

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