Mrs. Wages® Medium Spicy Pickles Refrigerator Pickle Mix
Made with jalapeños, this intense pickle mix will add a medium spicy flavor to your homemade pickles. Preparation is slightly faster and easier than Quick Process® pickles. Just make and store in the refrigerator. Boiling water bath method not required, but may be used if preferred. These pickles are ready to eat 24 hours after preparation. The spiciness, along with the crispness of the pickle, makes a great snack with a kick or adds zest to your tuna salad. Serve with a cool ranch or blue cheese dip for a nice summer picnic snack.
- Net Wt. 1.85 oz (52.4 g)
- Yield: 4 pints
Ingredients: Salt, Dehydrated Vegetables (Jalapeño Pepper, Red Bell Pepper), Spice (includes Mustard Seed), Spice Extractives (includes Turmeric Extract, Mustard Oil).
MEDIUM SPICY PICKLESMakes 4 Pints
- 2 lbs of pickling cucumbers (about 10-3 to 4-inches)
- ¾ cup Mrs. Wages® White Distilled Vinegar (5% acidity)
- 2 cups water
- 1 pouch Mrs. Wages® Spicy Pickles Mix*
PREPARE & PROCESS home canning jars and lids according to
manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars. Keep jars hot.
WASH cucumbers and drain. Cut a 1/16-inch slice off blossom end and
discard. Leave cucumbers whole, cut into spears or slice.
COMBINE Mrs. Wages® White Distilled Vinegar, water and Mrs. Wages®
Spicy Pickles Mix into a large non-reactive saucepan. Do not use aluminum.
Bring mixture just to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture
dissolves. Remove from heat.
PACK cucumbers into sterilized hot jars, leaving ½-inch headspace. Evenly
divide hot pickling liquid among the packed jars, leaving ½-inch headspace.
Unused brine may be stored in a non-reactive container up to 1 week in
refrigerator. Remove air bubbles, wipe rim and cap each jar as it is filled. If
more liquid is needed for proper headspace, add a mix of 1 part hot vinegar
and 2 parts hot water.
COOL jars to room temperature. Keep unopened, properly processed
product refrigerated and use within 6 months. Once opened, use within 1
*CAUTION: Due to the spicy nature of this product, irritation of eyes, nose
and/or throat may occur during preparation. Care should be taken to avoid
inhalation of steam vapors as this could result in irritation and/or coughing.
Thoroughly wash skin that comes in contact with the spice. Consult a
physician if irritation or coughing persists.
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