We know what you are thinking... but this is an American salad why does it appear in a Mexican food site.
The reality is that the Mexican version of this salad also exists. In difference with the American this is prepared dryer, more condimented and with a special Mexican touch. Although there are slight differences there are also similarities because it is delicious, creamy and crispy.
In Mexico the coleslaw salad is served a lot at fondas as entree plate or accompanying mainly dishes with beef like: grilled steak, cecina, beef jerky. Although it can also be an interesting and refreshing snack, that can be served with crackers.
About the Recipe
The preparation of this salad may seem complicated but the reality is that is only a bit laborious.
When the cabbage is bought, try to get one that doesn’t have the hard stem part.
This salad is dressed with mustard and any type of mustard can be used.