Pickled Okra Recipe: Spicy and Quick
Use the refrigerator method to make easy pickled okra. They can be made spicy or not, according to your preferences.
whole black peppercorns
red pepper flakes
Place two garlic cloves and 1 bay leaf in each of two pint sized glass jars.
Place okra pods in jars alternating stem end up and down. Add dill sprigs.
Bring water, vinegar, salt and sugar to a boil.
Remove from heat and stir in peppercorns and red pepper flakes, making sure salt and sugar are dissolved.
Pour vinegar solution over okra and fill to about 1/2 inch from top of jar.
Allow to cool to room temperature before sealing tightly.
Refrigerate a minimum of 5 days before eating and a maximum of 2 months.
Young, tender okra make the best pickled okra.
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