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Pickled Jalapenos with Bourbon


These are wonderful on your favorite burger, on Panini or a crackers with a semi-hard cheese.Place in a pretty jar for a wonderful hostess gift.

Pickled Jalapenos with Bourbon


1 pound jalapeno peppers

  • 1 ¼ cups distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup bourbon
  • ½ cup unrefined sugar
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 2 medium size bay leaves


Slice the jalapeno peppers into ¼-inch-thick rounds. Transfer to a jar.

Combine the vinegar, bourbon, sugar, coriander seeds, salt, mustard seeds, and bay leaves in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes.

Pour the hot liquid over the peppers and seal the jar with a tight-fitting lid, let cool to room temperature, and refrigerate. Let them sit for three days before using. They will keep for up to 2 weeks.


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