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Quick Pickled Onion (Gluten Free/Vegan + No Sugar)

Quick Pickled Onion (Gluten Free/Vegan + No Sugar)

Who said pickling had to be hard? Add a unique flavour to your sandwiches, tacos, or any other dish you want something pickled. We had it on Japanese oatmeal!
Prep Time 5 mins
Fridge Time 1 d
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese, Mexican
Servings 375 Jar


  • 1 Red onion
  • ¼ cup White vinegar
  • ¼ cup Apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli flakes less or more on preference


  • Cut the onion in half, then thin slices to make moon crescents.
  • Stuff the jar with the onion.
  • Bring the vinegar, water, salt and chili to a simmer.
  • Pour the hot liquid in the jar over the onion until it is fully submerged.
  • Wait until the liquid is cool, then put a lid on the jar and place it in the fridge.
  • Wait about a day, then enjoy :)


Store in the fridge in an airtight container. Lasts about 3 weeks.
Keyword Dairy free, Gluten free, Vegan