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Quick Fridge Pickles

Quick Fridge Pickles


Quick Refrigerator Pickles

It takes just 15 minutes (and a little bit of time marinating in the fridge) to make some delicious pickles. Perfect for burgers - or just a healthy snack.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 4 pickling cucumbers sliced
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 2 cloves garlic cracked/smashed
  • 1 Tbsp black peppercorns (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp coriander seed (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)


  1. Heat vinegar, sugar, and all other spices in a saucepan over medium heat and cook until just boiling.

  2. Add sliced cucumbers to a jar or bowl, and pour vinegar mixture to cover.

  3. Refrigerate for at least 1-2 days - the longer you wait, the pickle-ier the pickle!

Recipe Notes

Pickling/Kirby cucumbers are best for this because they are crisp all the way through, but of course any type of cucumber will work just fine.

Inspired by:

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