Active Time
15 MIN
Total Time
2 HR 15 MIN
Serves : Makes about 1 1/2 cups

Theses pickled red onion petals are slightly saltier than your average pickled onion, but the brine amps up the fresh in the mussels, making them a perfect pair.

How to Make It


Place onion slices in a medium-size heatproof bowl. Bring 1 1/2 cups water, sugar, vinegar, and salt to a boil in a saucepan over high, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar. Pour vinegar mixture over onions, and place a small plate directly on onions to keep them submerged. Let onion mixture stand at room temperature 2 hours before serving. Drain pickled onions before using.

Make Ahead

Pickled red onion petals may be covered and stored in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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