Pickled Gherkins Recipe -Quick and Easy

Recipe by SaintAllie
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 1 jar
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 25
    gherkins
  • 100
    g salt
  • 1
    liter water (brine)
  • 1
    tablespoon pickling spices (storebought )
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DIRECTIONS

  • ingredients.
  • small dill cucumbers.
  • brine, using 225 g salt to each 2 litres water.
  • spiced vinegar.
  • method.
  • Place the gherkins in a saucepan, and cover with the brine.
  • Bring nearly to boiling point. Do not actually boil, but simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and leave until cold, then pack into (clean ,dry warmed jars) jars, and cover with spiced vinegar, preferably aromatic.
  • Spiced vinegar.
  • Place the vinegar and Pickling Spice in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, boil a minute or so and remove from the heat.
  • You can pack and pour the vinegar when it cools if you prefer and use vinegar covers. I pour the vinegar on while still hot and seal straight away,( using mason jars, warm the jars first !).
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