Monday, August 6, 2012

Sweet and Hot Pickled Okra


6 cup water
6 cup apple cider vinegar
5 tablespoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons of crushed bay leaves
2 tablespoons of peppercorns
2 tablespoons of hot pepper flakes or 3 whole chilies
2 tablespoons of coriander seeds
2 tablespoons of garlic
3 cups sugar

At least 10 pounds Okra cleaned sliced to your size and taste
(For smaller batches the vinegar and water ratio is 1 cup water: 1 cup vinegar: ½ cup sugar:1 tablespoon salt and spice to taste)

·         Combine everything except Okra in a sauce pan and bring to boil over medium heat.
·         Pack clean hot jars with Okra.
·         Ladle in hot syrup.
·         Immediately fill hot pint jars with mixture leaving 1/2" head space.
·         Remove trapped air bubbles.
·         Wipe jar then adjust two piece caps.
·         Process jars in boiling water canner for 10 minutes for pint and 15 minutes for quarts.

No comments:

Post a Comment