Mexican Pickled Red Onions from Closet Cooking

Simple pickled red onions made in a sour orange juice.

Servings: makes 2 cups

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

  • 2 large red onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups sour orange juice or 1/3 cup lime juice and 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Cover the red onion slices in boiling water for 10 seconds and drain.
  2. Mix the juice, sugar and salt, pour the mixutre over the red onions and let sit, covered, for 30 minutes to 4 hours.