Chipotle Pickled Red Onion

July 11, 2013

Chipotle pickled red onion is as tasty as it is versatile.  This spicy condiment is perfect in burgers, sandwiches, tacos, and more.  If you have never pickled anything before, this is a great recipe for beginners.

Chipotle Pickled Red Onion


1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon chipotle powder, or to taste
2 mediums red onions, cut into rings
salt to taste

Combine vinegar, sugar, chipotle powder and salt to taste in a medium bowl.Stir to dissolve sugar. Place the onions in a heavy-duty freezer zip bag and pour the marinade over the onions. Toss gently to coat with marinade. Close zip bag and place in a bowl or shallow plate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, moving the mixture around a couple of times during refrigeration to evenly distribute marinade. Drain before serving.

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