Pickled Red Onions Recipe - Parrish Farms

Pickled Red Onions


Learn how to pickle red onions with this quick and easy recipe that will add bright flavour and fresh crunch to so many dishes. Here at Parrish Farms, we have 90 years of experience growing and pickling our own pickling onions and shallots using this recipe, so hopefully, you'll have the same success with it!

  • knife-fork Prep Time 23 h 00 m
  • clock Cooking Time 00 h 10 m
  • account Servings 1 Persons

Ingredients & Method


  • 750g red onions, peeled and sliced
  • 600ml Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Pickling Spices (or your chosen spices)
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Litre Jar


  1. In a saucepan, bring your vinegar, salt, sugar and spices to a boil to make your pickling liquid.
  2. Thinly slice your red onions and put them into a sterilised jar. If you want to use any additional whole spices you can also add them to the jar at this point.
  3. Pour the hot vinegar into the jars, making sure your onions are completely covered.
  4. Once cooled, tightly lid your jar and place it in the fridge or keep it in a cool place.
  5. We recommend waiting at least 2 weeks before eating.

Consume within 3 months

Ingredients needed to make Pickled Red Onions

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