Spicy Pickled Onions | Pickled Red Onions Recipe

Spicy Pickled Onions | Pickled Red Onions Recipe

My spicy pickled onions is a joy to behold and following my pickled red onions recipe couldn’t be easier; they are wonderful – a vibrant pink jar of joy!

I’ve got slightly carried away describing my spicy pickled onions, but there is something weirdly alluring about a jar of pickled red onions. It’s the colour, the shapes the odd coriander seed and bay leaf peaking through the shocking pink liquid; I love it and it’s always worth having a good spicy pickle red onions recipe up your sleeve…

I digress, my spicy pickled onions are easy, like a ridiculously easy pickled red onions recipe to follow yet delivers incredible results everytime.

Spicy pickled onions are great to have on the table with a few other dips or salsas and just let people help themselves. In fact, I’ve got quite into making a few dips and keeping a jar of spicy pickled onions in the fridge to just have on standby.

The thing I most like about spicy pickled onions, especially pickled red onions besides the colour, is that it is a preserved condiment. It lasts for weeks, and is extremely useful to have lurking in the back of your fridge.

Want to pout so hard your lips fall off your face? Eat a gobfull of my spicy pickled onions!

I exaggerated the last bit; the thing about red pickled onions is they mellow with age, the sharpness just has the edge taken off it after its been left stewing for a few days – which is how I prefer it.

Spicy Pickled Onions…

Spicy Pickled Onions | Pickled Red Onions Recipe

1st December 2019
: 10
: 5 min
: 55 min
: 1 hr
: easy

Spicy Pickled Onions | Pickled Red Onions Recipe

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Ingredients
  • 1 whole chili (if you want it spicy, leave out if not)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 12 coriander seeds
  • 6 black pepper corns
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar (cider vinegar works aswell)
Directions
  • Step 1 Thinly slice red onions (I like to do mine whole so I have lots of ring shapes)
  • Step 2 Blanch red onions for a couple of minutes in boiling water then drain and let steam dry.
  • Step 3 Put all the other ingredients into a serialized jar and shake until the sugar and salt is dissolved, then place blanched red onions into the jar as well.
  • Step 4 Shake to ensure everything is combined.
  • Step 5 Leave for at least an hour, but just as good in a few days!

Ingredients:

1/2 tsp salt

1 tbs sugar

2 red onions

1 bay leaf

12 coriander seeds

6 black pepper corns

1/2 cup white wine vinegar (cider vinegar works aswell)

Pickled Red Onion Recipe – Method:

  1. Thinly slice red onions (I like to do mine whole so I have lots of ring shapes)
  2. Blanch red onions for a couple of minutes then drain
  3. Put all the other ingredients into a sterialised jar and shake until the sugar and salt is dissolved, then place blanched red onions into the jar as well.
  4. Shake to ensure everything is combined.

My pickled red onion recipe – they are good to eat within 30 minutes, but taste even better a few days later!


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2 thoughts on “Spicy Pickled Onions | Pickled Red Onions Recipe”

  • Hi Theo,

    Thanks for this lovely recipe and the Tandoori Salmon one too. I would like to print them but I can’t see a print option for the recipe only – I don’t want to print 5 pages! Please let me know if I am missing an easy way to print only the recipe.

    • Hi Alice, thank you for your message! I’m currently working on adding some more functionality to my recipes so you can print them off a bit easier! I’ll start on this asap and hopefully will save some trees in the printing process! And let me know how your salmon dish goes!

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