Spicy Pickles

Spicy Pickles
Recipe type: Vegetable
Cuisine: American
This recipe is from a good friend of mine. It combines two of my favorites, spicy food and dill pickles.
  • 1 Cup (or handful) of fresh dill sprigs (I get the kind that’s in the container).
  • 2 Cloves Garlic or
  • 2 Tbs Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tbs Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Tbs Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ - 1 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tsp Ginger, crushed
  • 2 - 3 Cilantro Leaves
  • 3 Cups Baby Cucumbers (not the big ones), thinly sliced (Cleaned and sliced vertically)
  • 1½ Cups Water
  • ¾ Cup White Vinegar
  • 1 Tbs Granulated Honey
  • 1 Tbs Kosher Salt
  • ⅛ Tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ Tbs Ginger
  • ½ Cup Cilantro Leaves, fresh
  1. This can make 1-2 jars so distribute accordingly.
  2. Place dill, garlic, red pepper flakes, dill leaves, cilantro leaves, cayenne, ginger, and onion in a large mason jar.
  3. Fill jar to top with cucumbers.
  4. Cut them in quarters vertically .
  5. Meanwhile, place the water, vinegar, sugar (honey), salt, and pepper in small saucepan over high heat.
  6. Whisk until the mixture comes to a boil.
  7. Pour hot liquid over cucumbers.
  8. Cool slightly, then place top on jar and refrigerate overnight.
  9. Turn the pickles over every few hours and shake the jar to redistribute the mix.
  10. Ready after 24 hours, better after 48.


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