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Pickled Jalapenos Recipe
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Pickled Jalapenos Recipe

This pickled jalapenos recipe makes the best crunchy, spicy pickled jalapenos with a touch of sweet, ready in only 10 minutes, so easy to make! Top your tacos, nachos and so much more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jalapenos, pickled, pickling, recipe, spicy
Servings: 1 jar
Calories: 151kcal


  • 5-6 jalapeno peppers sliced
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic smashed
  • 1 tablespoon honey or use sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns


  • First, slice your batch of jalapeno peppers into rings and discard the stems.
  • Next, add all of the ingredients except the jalapeno slices to a pot. Bring the mixture to a quick boil.
  • Add the jalapeno pepper slices.
  • Give it a quick stir, then remove from heat. Cool slightly, then remove the bay leaf and garlic. 
  • Pour the pickled jalapenos, brine and all, into a large mason jar (or jars) and refrigerate.



Keep covered in the refrigerator. Use within 3 months.


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 6998mg | Potassium: 232mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 84mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1.2mg