Mexican Pickled Red Onions for Cinco De Mayo

Learn how to make this quick Mexican pickled red onions recipe in just 35 minutes to  serve with your favorite dishes.

It’s tangy and crisp with a touch of sweeteness, making  the perfect condiment for tacos, burritos, nachos, burgers, pulled pork, and more.


Red onion Vinegar Salt Ground black pepper Sugar

Mexican Pickled Red Onions Recipe

In a microwave-safe container, heat the vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper for about 2-3 minutes in the microwave or until hot.

Step 1

Place thinly sliced red onions in a 16-24 ounce glass jar or glass container.

Step 2

Pour pickling liquid on top of onions, close lid tightly, shake the jar, and let marinate at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.

Step 3

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