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🌶️ Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious and spicy pickled peppers recipe with Just Pickling. Find step-by-step instructions and helpful tips for pickling your favorite peppers.

Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe

You will need:

  • jalapenos or serranos peppersSpicy peppers (like jalapenos or serranos)
  • white vinegarWhite vinegar
  • sugarSugar
  • saltSalt
  • garlic clovesGarlic cloves
  • mustard seedsMustard seeds
  • chili flakesChili flakes


  1. Start by slicing your spicy peppers and packing them into clean jars.
  2. Heat the white vinegar, sugar, and salt in a saucepan until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Add mustard seeds and chili flakes to the vinegar mixture.
  4. Pour the hot liquid over the peppers, ensuring they are fully submerged.
  5. Seal the jars and let them cool before storing them in the fridge.


For a spicier kick, you can add more chili flakes. Remember that the peppers will continue to absorb the heat as they pickle, so it's better to start with less and add more if needed.

Spice up your kitchen with our tantalizing Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe. This recipe is a fiery delight, perfect for those who love a little extra kick in their food. Whether you're a seasoned pickler or just starting out, this recipe is sure to add a zesty twist to your pickling journey.

Using jalapenos or serranos peppers, this recipe brings the heat right to your table. But did you know that pickling spicy peppers can actually reduce their spiciness? Don't worry though, with the addition of chili flakes, this recipe ensures that the spice level remains high.

However, if you're feeling a bit adventurous and want to try pickling other types of peppers, why not check out our guides on how to pickle pepperoncini or pickling banana peppers? These guides offer a unique twist to the traditional pickling process and are a great way to expand your pickling repertoire.

Our Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe is not just about the heat, though. The addition of garlic cloves and mustard seeds adds a depth of flavor that complements the spiciness of the peppers. And if you're wondering what to do with the leftover pickled juice, we have some great recipes for using leftover pickled juice that you can try.

Remember, pickling is not limited to peppers or cucumbers. There's a whole world of pickling possibilities out there. If you're curious about what other foods you can pickle, check out our FAQ on what other foods can be pickled.

So, why wait? Dive into the exciting world of pickling with our Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe. Happy pickling!