Quick Microwave Pickles

    Quick Microwave Pickles

    Recipe Picture:Quick Microwave Pickles
    1

    Quick Microwave Pickles

    (294)
    18min


    257 people made this

    This recipe is for taste home-pickled cucumbers. The cucumber is pickled in mustard seed, celery seed and turmeric.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 24 

    • 1 large cucumber, sliced
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 onion, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) distilled white vinegar
    • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:18min 

    1. In a medium microwave safe bowl mix cucumber, salt, onion, mustard seeds, white sugar, distilled white vinegar, celery seed and turmeric.
    2. Microwave on high 7 to 8 minutes stirring twice until cucumbers are tender and onion is translucent.
    3. Transfer to sterile containers. Seal and chill in the refrigerator until serving.
    See all 12 recipes

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews and Ratings
    Global Ratings:
    (294)

    Reviews in English (247)

    by
    196

    I made these last summer in my first attempt to jar food, which actually turned out to be a wonderful experience! These pickles were absolutely awesome and really easy to make! The only thing I did different was can them. Everyone that had them thought they were wonderful and I had many requests for more jars. I only made 1 case of small jars and 3 large mason jars full, but this coming summer I am planning to be a little more ambitious and make more. I did make one variation on some of the jars which I think came out fantastic and that was that I had dehydrated red cayenne peppers and I added 1 to some of the smaller jars and 3 or 4 to the large jars. Not only did it add color to the jar, but they really tasted great, especially if you are a spice fan! I added more onion to my pickles as that was the way that I remembered them from my childhood. My Nanny made some of the best Bread and Butter pickles that I have ever tasted....these are certainly close to her recipe!  -  04 May 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

    by
    181

    These turned out great! Following others' advice, I only used 1/2 cup of sugar (which was plenty), and I added 1 clove of fresh garlic (minced) and 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes. Microwaved for 8 minutes, and they taste fantastic! Thanks for the recipe!!  -  14 Mar 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

    by
    140

    I never liked bread and butter pickles until I went to Lambert's restuarant. I tried their's and fell in love. I craved them day after day after that, but the restaurant is 2 hours from my town. I made this recipe and behold! I now do not have to drive any distance to enjoy them. I signed up with this website just to write this review! I mean it...TOP NOTCH!  -  16 Jan 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate