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Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

A quick and easy to make garnish for Pickled Red Onions. A recipe that will instantly upgrade any dish. Add it on salads, tacos, sandwiches, and grilled meats anytime you want to impress.
Course Garnish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 100kcal


  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 large red onion sliced thin rounds
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey or sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 small jalapeno seeded and sliced thinly
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 1 clove of garlic sliced thinly
  • 2 sprigs of thyme


  • Boil 3 cups of water.
  • Set a mesh strainer over a bowl. Place the sliced onions in the strainer. Pour the water over the onions. Let it sit for a minute and then wash under cold running water. Drain completely. Set aside.
  • Mix together the honey, salt, vinegar, jalapeno, peppercorns, and garlic in a jar.
  • Place the drained onions into the jar. Place the thyme sprigs on top. Cover it with the lid. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours up to a week.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1218mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg