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4.90 from 37 votes

Quick Pickled Onions

This quick pickled onions recipe is easy to make in less than 5 minutes and make the perfect addition to so many different foods
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: condiment, onions, pickled, pickled onions
Servings: 15
Author: Ayeh
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  • 2 medium red onions
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  • Peel and slice onions into thin slices and place into a clean distilled mason jar
  • Pour over the warm water along with the vinegar
  • Add the salt and maple syrup, secure the lid tightly and turn it it upside down a few times so all the ingredients are all mixed together evenly¬†
  • Place the jar in the fridge to set for at least 1 hour before eating. For best results, wait a few hours or overnight.