Pickled Jalapeno Recipe Video

Pickled jalapenos are so easy to make, you'll wonder why you've been buying them all this time! Best of all, you can use this recipe for carrots, daikon, or whatever you're favourite vegetable happens to be. They're delicious on tacos, nachos, omelettes, or in this case, breakfast tostadas. Try for yourself and discover your own amazing combination!


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
DishMain Ingredient


 Fresh jalapeno1 Pound, cut into 1/8-inch slices
 Vinegar/Any light colored vinegar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 59 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.28 g0.43%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.14%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.2 mg0%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 0.61 g1.2%

Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 33.5%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 1.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Take a container and put in the sliced jalapenos and set aside.
2. Meanwhile in saucepan add the vinegar followed by the water and sugar. Whisk it all together and bring it to a boil until all the sugar dissolves.
3. Pour it over the jalapenos in the container and let the mixture cool completely and refrigerate overnight.

4. Serve the pickled jalapenos as a topping over deep fried corn tortillas with scrambled eggs and fried bacon or chorizo. Garnish with shredded cheese topped with salsa or pico de gallo.

Pickled Jalapenos can be served as a topping for cheese nachos or any other Mexican dishes of your choice.