How to pickle onions?

Onions ... As a child, I might have frowned upon hearing such a combination of words. But once, having tasted pickled onions in a fast-food cafe in Finland, I just fell in love with this spicy, sour taste. From this point on, I tried many different ways of pickling onions. With a few of them, I hasten to share with you. So, let's answer together the question: how to pickle onions?

Pickled onions are very suitable for various salads, giving them a piquant taste.

How to pickle onions for salad?

Cut 4 onions into half rings and place in a deep glass container, pre-scalded with boiling water (so as not to taste bitter). For 1 liter of cold boiled water add 4 tablespoons of 9-percent vinegar, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar. Pour the cooked onions with the resulting marinade and put in the cold for 2 hours. Add to taste in your prepared salad.

How to pickle onions in vinegar?

2 - 3 onions cut into half rings. Pour it with warm boiled water, add 9% acetic acid (at the rate of 1 tablespoon of vinegar perhalf a liter of water), sugar, salt, black pepper to taste. Mix thoroughly and cool for half an hour. Vinegar can be replaced with the juice of one lemon, as well as add different greens to your taste.

How to pickle onions with beets?

1 kg of onion cut into rings, scalded with boiling water and put in a glass jar. Cut small beets into pieces and put in a jar with onions. Dilute wine vinegar with water (in the ratio 1: 1), pepper and salt to taste. Pour onion and beetroot marinade. Insist in the cold 24 hours. Serve as a side dish to meat.

How to cook spicy pickled onions?

Peel and cut into half rings 500 g of red onion, scald and put in a deep ceramic bowl. Finely chop 3 cloves of garlic. Sprinkle onions with coriander (1/4 tsp), red and black pepper to taste (or use curry seasoning), sugar (1 tsp), add garlic and salt. Pour 100 ml of vegetable oil, 9% vinegar (1 tablespoon), diluted in a glass of water. To stir thoroughly. Keep refrigerated for an hour.

How to pickled onions in Georgian?

4 peeled onions dipped in boiling water for 3 minutes. Cool, cut into rings and put in a ceramic container. Dilute wine vinegar with water (1: 1), salt and add various spices to your taste: bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, coriander. Pour onion with marinade and keep in the fridge for 3 hours.

How to pickle onions in an Asian way?

0.5 kg of medium bulbs to clean, pour boiling water and put in a glass jar. Mix 5 tablespoons of dry rose wine with 3 tablespoons of vodka (if possible, use sake), add 200 ml of rice vinegar and 4 tablespoons of granulated sugar. Put the resulting mixture on the fire and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour the onion with marinade and close the jar with a lid. After the jar has cooled, put it in the fridge for 1 hour. Onions will get a delicate pink hue.

So, I tried to share with you various recipes for pickling onions, from simple to original. Try, experiment, look for your recipe. And remember that pickled onions is not only a tasty and savory additive to various meat, fish and salad dishes, but also a very healthy delicacy. Bon Appetit.