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Quick Pickled Red Onions

Pickled red onions take only 10 minutes to put together. They'll save in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Marcia W. Smart


  • 1 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 red onion cut in half and sliced very thin into half moons


  • In a medium sauce pan, bring to a boil the vinegar, water and kosher salt.
  • Place the sliced red onion in a glass or ceramic bowl and pour the simmering rice vinegar mixture over the onions. Cover and soak 10-15 minutes. 
  • Let onions come to room temperature before serving