Chiles in Vinegar

Chiles in Vinegar

Mexico has an excellent gastronomy, its recipes and dishes are highly recognized. As many know, in Mexican culture the use of chiles is very common. Being an essential ingredient for many typical dishes and recipes. For this reason, an exquisite way of preparing chilies in vinegar is presented, providing a delicious flavor.

Ingredients for pickled chilies

They make up a traditional recipe from Mexico. They are called pickled chilies or pickled chilies. On the other hand, there is information that its origin is also typical of the Spanish and Arabs. Emphasizing that it is a way of preserving food, the recipe essentially consists of cooking the chiles in vegetable oil, water and vinegar. In the same way, spices and other seasonings are added.

It should be noted that the amount of ingredients will vary depending on the desired amount. Thus, for a good preparation of the chilies in vinegar and to obtain a rich and typical flavor of the dish, it is necessary to comply with all the ingredients:

1 kilo of chiles or jalapeños.

5 cloves of garlic.


3 bay leaves.


3 carrots cut into slices.

A tablespoon of sugar.


A tablespoon of salt.

3 leaves of marjoram.

A cup of white vinegar.

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.

A cup of water.

Preparing the pickled chilies

To carry out a correct preparation of the chilies in vinegar. It is required to follow each and every one of the steps mentioned below.

Step 1

It is necessary to place the vegetable oil in a pot to boil, add the carrots and fry for 10 minutes. Later the chiles are poured together with the onion and garlic.

Step 2

All the above ingredients are fried and mixed for approximately 8 minutes. The idea is that the texture of the vegetables is crispy and not overcooked.

Step 3

Vinegar, water, and spices such as marjoram, bay leaf, sugar, and salt are also added.

Step 4

Finally, let all the ingredients cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Finally, they are allowed to cool and poured into a jar that will be taken to the refrigerator and will serve for months.

Without a doubt, it is a practical, simple and easy recipe to make. It is also an excellent method of preserving vegetables, plus pickled chilies are quite rich and delicious. Anyone can make this typical dish, without much complexity with very accessible and common ingredients.

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