1 small head cabbage (2 lb), quartered, cored, and thinly sliced
1/2 lb carrots (3 medium), shredded
1/3 cup finely chopped scallions
1 3/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
Toss together the cabbage, carrots and scallions in a large plastic container. Seal and keep cool.
Bring vinegar, sugar, ginger, and red pepper flakes to a boil in a very small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cool and pour into a small jar with a tight fitting lid.When ready to serve, sprinkle salt over cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Let stand 5 minutes until cabbage wilts slightly. Toss with the vinegar mixture and serve.
See two more great wing recipes in part 2 - 'Not Your Basic Tasting Wings' and 'Hoooo-Wheeee Hotter than Heck Drumettes'.