Spicy Mala-Inspired Pikliz

Awaken your senses to the bright, fiery flavour that is Haitian Pikliz (pronounced “pick-lees”). A combination of pickled cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, and Scotch bonnet peppers, our version here is seasoned with garlic and three types of peppercorns – Ti... Awaken your senses to the bright, fiery flavour that is Haitian Pikliz (pronounced “pick-lees”). A combination of pickled cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, and Scotch bonnet peppers, our version here is seasoned with garlic and three types of peppercorns – Timut, black, and pink. Enjoy this crunchy condiment on its own, with our Crispy Mala Chicken Sandwich, or with meats or fried foods to balance out their characteristic richness.

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20 min
PREP TIME
14
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS 15 SERVINGS

  • 2 cups (500 milliliters) shredded green cabbage , 1/2 medium head
  • 1 cup (250 milliliters) shredded carrot , about 2 medium carrots
  • 1 cup (250 milliliters) very thinly sliced onion , 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup (250 milliliters) sliced green onion , cut diagonally, about 10 green onions
  • 1 cup (250 milliliters) very thinly sliced bell pepper , use a mix of red, orange and yellow peppers
  • 1/4 cup (60 milliliters) very thinly sliced habanero pepper or scotch bonnet peppers , about 4 small peppers
  • 12 Cloves Whole
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) Pepper, Whole Black
  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) pink peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons (10 milliliters) salt
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup (250 milliliters) white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (60 milliliters) fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 milliliters) fresh orange juice

Preparation

  • 1 Place cabbage, carrot, onions, bell peppers and habanero in large bowl. Add cloves, peppercorns, salt and sugar, tossing to mix well. Add vinegar and citrus juices; mix well.
  • 2 Transfer vegetable mixture to 2 clean quart-size (1 liter) glass jars or large plastic container with lid. Divide brine mixture evenly between jars. Close lid and seal tightly.
  • 3 Refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days, shaking occasionally, until ready to serve. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 weeks. Serve with Crispy Mala Chicken Sandwich.

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