Hot and Spicy Zucchini Pickles

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Total Time
4 mins
15 mins

From B&G canning am. Prep time includes 3 hour sook .

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  1. In large bowl layer 1/3 zucchini, 1/3 ice, 1/3 salt. Repeat layering two more times. Weight down with heavy plate. Allow to sit at room temperature for 3 hours.
  2. Remove any of the remaining ice, and drain zucchini in colander.
  3. In large pot combine vinegar, water, sugar and crushed red pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 1 minute. Reduce heat to low to keep warm.
  4. To each hot sterlized pint jars add one red chilie pepper, one green chilie pepper, one bay leaf, 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, and 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed. Pack zucchini into jars leaving 1/2 headspace.
  5. Pot hot vinegar mixture into jars, leaving 1/2" headspace. Remove any bubbles. Wipe rims and add lids.
  6. Process in water bath for 10 minute, start timing once water is boiling.