Spicy Dill Quick Pickles

Photo: © Tina Rupp

Yield:

Makes 2 quarts

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Ingredients

Vegetables
3 tablespoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/4 cups distilled white vinegar, 5 percent acidity
2 tablespoons coriander seeds
6 garlic cloves, halved
4 to 6 long red or green hot chiles, halved lengthwise
16 dill sprigs

Preparation

Pack vegetables into 2 clean 1-quart glass jars. In another jar, combine the salt, sugar, vinegar, coriander and garlic. Shake until the salt and sugar dissolve. Add 2 cups of water and pour the brine over the vegetables. Tuck the chiles and dill between the vegetables. Add enough water to keep the vegetables submerged. Close the jars and refrigerate overnight or for up to 1 month.

Note:

Grace Parisi,

August 2009