small mason jar filled with pickled jalapeños, yellow green in color and packed in liquid
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Pickled Jalapeños

This Pickled Jalapeño recipe is a fast and easy condiment that you will love having in your refrigerator.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: condiment, quick pickled jalapenos
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 5 medium to large jalapeños should equal about 3 cups sliced
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar less if you want your jalapeños more spicy
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  • Bring the water, vinegar, garlic, salt, and sugar to a roaring boil.
  • Add the sliced jalapeños and stir to combine. Remove from the heat and let sit for 15 minutes covered.
  • Transfer to a mason jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.