Spiced Pickled Apples

Spiced Pickled Apples
Photo: Yunhee Kim; Stylist: Alistair Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates
Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2-1 pickled apple, depending on size)


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2 cups apple-cider vinegar
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 cup peeled, sliced ginger
1 teaspoon allspice berries
1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
2 cinnamon sticks
2 star anise
1 pound lady apples (or halved medium-small apples, about 4)


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes
Total: 13 Minutes

1. Prick apples in a few spots with a fork. In a medium saucepan, combine vinegar, water, sugar, salt, ginger, allspice, peppercorns, and anise; bring to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Add apples; cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until a paring knife inserted in center of an apple meets slight resistance. Transfer apples and liquid to a bowl to cool completely.

2. Transfer to a clean glass jar with lid and refrigerate at least 8 hours. Can be refrigerated up to 1 month.

Created date

September 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 148
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 484 mg
Calcium 9 mg