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.
- Serves: 10 persons
- 4to 6 bulbs garlic
- 3dried red chilies , such as Arbol (optional)
- 1cup rice vinegar (unseasoned)
- 1teaspoon fine sea salt
- 1teaspoon sugar
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Bring 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.
Step 3Drain and rinse the cloves with cold water to stop the cooking. Peel the cloves.
Step 4Pack the cloves in a 1-pint jar, adding in the chiles, if you like.
Step 5Combine the vinegar, salt, and sugar in a bowl, stirring until the salt and sugar fully dissolve.
Step 6Pour the mixture over the garlic cloves to cover them completely. (You may have some leftover liquid.)
Step 7Cover 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.