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Fiery Pickled Red Onions
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Fiery Pickled Red Onions

Spicy pickled red onions are a favorite Mexican condiment. They are typically served on tacos of Mexican Slow-Roasted Pork (Cochinita Pibil), where they offer a splash of bright color and fiery piquant flavor. Photo credit: Nicole Shoemaker from Cooking for Keeps.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 12

    Calories

  • 6

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

16

(2 tablespoons)

Servings

  • 3 medium red onions, thinly sliced (3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 medium habanero chile, seeded and thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Place onions in medium heatproof bowl. Add boiling water to cover. Let stand 15 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  • Meanwhile, bring remaining ingredients to simmer in small saucepan on medium-high heat. Remove from heat. Let stand 15 minutes. Pour over onions in medium bowl. Cover.

  • Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours to marinate onions. Drain before serving. Store in covered glass or ceramic container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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