Spicy Pickled Garlic

Spicy Pickled Garlic

This quick and easy way recipe for spicy, pickled garlic doesn't require heat, sealing, or canning. Use in recipes or eat on their own.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, separate the garlic bulbs into cloves. Drop the cloves into the boiling water and cook for 30 seconds.
  3. Step 3

    Drain and rinse the cloves with cold water to stop the cooking. Peel the cloves.
  4. Step 4

    Pack the cloves in a 1-pint jar, adding in the chiles, if you like.
  5. Step 5

    Combine the vinegar, salt, and sugar in a bowl, stirring until the salt and sugar fully dissolve.
  6. Step 6

    Pour the mixture over the garlic cloves to cover them completely. (You may have some leftover liquid.)
  7. Step 7

    Cover the jar with a lid and store it in the refrigerator for at least one month before using. The pickled garlic will keep, chilled, for at least a year.
  8. Step 8