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🌶️ Sweet and Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious sweet and spicy pickled peppers recipe with Just Pickling. Pickling guide for beginners. Adjust the heat level to your liking!

Sweet and Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe

You will need:

  • sweet peppers1 lb sweet peppers
  • white vinegar2 cups white vinegar
  • water1 cup water
  • sugar2 tablespoons sugar
  • salt1 tablespoon salt
  • chili flakes1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • garlic cloves2 cloves garlic
  • quart jar1 quart jar


  1. Start by washing the sweet peppers and slicing them into rings.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the vinegar, water, sugar, and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the sliced sweet peppers, chili flakes, and garlic to the jar.
  4. Pour the boiling vinegar mixture over the peppers in the jar, ensuring they are fully submerged.
  5. Seal the jar and let it cool to room temperature.
  6. Once cooled, refrigerate the jar. Allow the peppers to pickle for at least one week before eating.


Remember, you can adjust the heat level by adding more or less chili flakes. If you're interested in more spicy pickled recipes, don't hesitate to experiment!

If you're a fan of that sweet and spicy kick in your dishes, then this Sweet and Spicy Pickled Peppers Recipe is a must-try. The combination of the sweet peppers' natural flavor with the heat from the chili flakes makes for a delightful surprise in every bite. But the magic doesn't stop there. The tangy vinegar, aromatic garlic, and the subtle sweetness from the sugar all come together to create a symphony of flavors that's simply irresistible.

But why stop at sweet peppers? The world of pickling is vast and varied. From veggies to spices, there's a whole array of ingredients waiting to be explored and pickled. If you're up for a spicy adventure, you might want to learn how to pickle pepperoncini next. Or perhaps, you'd like to add a spicy twist to your pickling repertoire by pickling banana peppers. The possibilities are endless!

As you delve deeper into the art of pickling, you might find yourself asking, "What is a pickle?" or "How can I add spice when pickling?" Don't worry, we've got you covered. Our comprehensive guides and articles are designed to answer all your pickling queries and guide you every step of the way.

Remember, the key to a successful pickling experience lies in experimentation. Don't be afraid to adjust the heat level by adding more or less chili flakes. After all, the best pickled peppers are those that suit your taste buds perfectly. So go ahead, start your pickling journey today and discover the joy of creating your own sweet and spicy pickled peppers.