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Jar of pick

How to Make Pickled Jalapeños

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Vegan Appetizers
  • Method: Pickle
  • Cuisine: American-Inspired, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free
  • Diet: Vegan


This sweet but spicy pickled jalapenos recipe will take under 10-minutes to make and give you a jar of flavor to add to any recipe.



810 large jalapenos 

1 cup apple cider vinegar

½¾ cup water

6 tbsp maple syrup

1 ½ tsp salt

Juice of half a lemon

3 garlic cloves (thinly sliced)


Thinly slice the jalapenos and garlic, adding both to a large jar. 

Combine all of the other ingredients into a small pot and bring to a simmer.

Pour the hot mixture over top of the jalapenos and garlic.

Seal the jar and set it in the fridge for at least 3 hours and a maximum of 4 days before eating.

Use the pickled jalapenos for nachos, salads, burgers, and more!!! Enjoy!

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This recipe works great for other ingredients such as asparagus, radishes, cucumber, etc.!

Don’t waste the brine and add it to your sauces or salad dressings for an extra kick of flavor! YUM!

If you keep the jalapenos sealed and stored properly, they will last 4 – 6 months.

Customize your jalapenos and add extra delicious spices to the brine!!! 

This is the PERFECT meal for busy days at the office, on the go, or working from home.


  • Serving Size: 12
  • Calories: 29
  • Sugar: 6.3g
  • Sodium: 292.1mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.7g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: recipe, sweet, easy