Pineapple Cilantro Slaw Recipe (Easy Side!)

At CampGrilling we recommend this Pineapple Cilantro Slaw recipe for it's delightful twist on the classic side dish.

With its crunchy texture and refreshing taste, pineapple cilantro slaw may become a favorite at your next dinner or BBQ gathering.

Plate of Pineapple Cilantro Coleslaw


  • 4 cups shredded cabbage (green or purple)
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks (fresh or canned)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (or any vinegar you prefer)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, pineapple chunks, and chopped cilantro.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and vinegar until smooth.
  3. Pour the mayonnaise mixture over the cabbage mixture and toss until everything is evenly coated.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the amount according to your preference.
  5. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the slaw for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Before serving, give the slaw a quick toss to redistribute the dressing.
  7. Serve chilled as a refreshing side dish alongside your favorite grilled meats, sandwiches, or tacos.


Pineapple Cilantro Slaw Without Mayo
  • For added sweetness, you can use pineapple tidbits or diced fresh pineapple.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of cilantro to suit your taste preferences.
  • If you prefer a creamier slaw, you can increase the amount of mayonnaise in the dressing.
  • This slaw can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just give it a quick stir before serving.

Enjoy the vibrant flavors of this Pineapple Cilantro Slaw as a delicious accompaniment to your meals! Recipe feeds 4 people.