Pickled red onions

3:10 pm on 10 November 2017
Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions Photo: Supplied/Jess Daniell

Takes 10 minutes plus pickling time
Dairy-free | Gluten-free | Vegan
Makes 2 cups


  • 2 red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • and halved
  • 7-8 black peppercorns
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon quill
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes


Bring 2 cups of water to the boil. Remove from the heat, add the sliced onions and then drain.
Place the onions in a jar and add the rest of the ingredients, stirring gently to combine. Allow to sit for half an hour before using, or seal and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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