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Shredded Cabbage

Lettuce is a fish-taco no-no. Shredded cabbage stands up better in the heat and adds a crisp, satisfying crunch.

  • yield: Makes about 3 cups
Photography: MIKKEL VANG


  • 5 cups shredded green cabbage (1/2 medium cabbage, about 12 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt


  1. Step 1

    Toss together shredded cabbage and coarse salt in a medium bowl. Let sit 30 minutes and pat dry before serving.

Blueprint, July/August 2007