Pickled Jalapenos


Pickled Jalapenos are a must-try! Store the big chilies in vinegar and sugar syrup for a long shelf life and enjoy a better-than-store-bought experience.

I have been making a lot of DIY recipes at home.

So whenever an opportunity or idea strikes me, I do give it a try.

V & I are quite fond of Jalapenos and love the spicy flavor it adds to the pizza. It’s my go-to topping for almost every pizza I make.

Homemade Jalapenos | DIY | Basics
Homemade Jalapenos | DIY | Basics

While I was shopping for vegetables one day, I suddenly thought of using the big-sized chili to make Jalapenos. I love chili fritters and have earlier pickled the chili too.

Once the idea took hold, Google came in useful. I found an easy homemade Jalapenos recipe and I was good to go.

The recipe is very easy and simple to make and requires some basic ingredients readily available in the pantry.

It is such a shame to use store-bought Jalapenos now! Seriously!!

I have used this in pizza, pasta, and just to munch on.

Homemade Pickled Jalapenos

Easy-peasy quick Jalapenos at home. Everyday pantry ingredients used to make this spicy treat.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: DIY, Pickle
Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
Keyword: Quick & Easy, Vegetable
Servings: 200 gram


  • 7-8 large chilies stems trimmed & sliced
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar granulated
  • 2 tbsp salt


  • In a saucepan, combine water, vinegar, salt & sugar.
  • Heat to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar & salt.
  • Add chili, and press them down so that it is submerged in pickling solution.
  • Remove from heat and allow the mixture to sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Using tongs or slotted spoon, transfer the pickled jalapenos to a clean jar. Ladle the picking juices over top.
  • Let cool to room temperature and secure the lid. Store in refrigerator when not in use.


They stay well refrigerated in a jar. Use them like you would any store bought ones.

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  1. Will surely try it. You saved me a lot of money !

    1. Hey Thanks. Let me know what you feel about it!

  2. wow! Mooh mein paani aa gaya sun ke :)

    1. Hey thanks. Heheheh!

  3. These look interesting and the family loves jalapenos too. Thx for linking.

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