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Pickled Red Onions - A Family Feast

Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions are delicious, versatile and take just minutes to prepare. Great on salads, sandwiches, or tacos – the options are endless!

Yield: 1 quart 1x
Prep: 10 minsCook: 5 minsTotal: 15 minutes


  • 1 1/2 pounds red onion, peeled, trimmed and cut into quarter-inch thick half-moon slices
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 jalapeno seeded, stemmed and sliced into quarter-inch thick half circles
  • 1 small bunch cilantro, tied with string


  1. In a medium pot, bring all ingredients to a boil, lower heat and simmer covered for five minutes. Remove from heat and let cool (remove the cover from the pot while cooling).
  2. Once cooled, remove and discard the cilantro.
  3. Store onions covered in the refrigerator for 7-10 days.

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© Author: A Family Feast
Cuisine: Mexican Method: simmer