MAKE Haitian Pikliz

How to make Haitian Pikliz

Pikliz (Pee-cleez) is a spicy topping in the Haitian cuisine made with a mixture of vegetables, hot pepper and Vinegar. Pikliz makes every food taste better specially meat.

MAKE Haitian Pikliz


  • 1 cup thinly sliced or shredded green cabbage
  • 1⁄8 cup thinly sliced or shredded white onion
  • 1⁄8 cup shredded carrot ( You can buy bag mixture of Shredded cabbage and carrot in some super market.)
  • 1 Scotch bonnet pepper, stem removed and minced
  • 2 cups white vinegar or 1 cup sour orange juice (from about a dozen oranges)
  • 1 cup water



  • In a large stainless-steel bowl
  • Combine cabbage, onion, carrot and hot pepper and mix them well.
  • Put the vegetables into a 16-ounce jar
  • Pour the white vinegar on them
  • Add water then marinate for at least a 5 minutes before serving.
  • Keep the remaining refrigerated, it will last at least 2 weeks.
  • Pikliz goes perfect with GRIYO*

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