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Okra Pickles with a Twist

Okra Pickles with a Twist

Tickle your fancy with these Okra Pickles with a Twist of habanero spices!




  1. Put a large bowl of ice water next to the stove.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  3. Add half the okra, cover, return to a boil, and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove the okra from the water and put it in the ice bath.
  5. Cook the rest of the okra the same way.
  6. Drain the okra and distribute it among your jars.
  7. Add one jalapeno pepper to each jar.
  8. Combine the vinegar, 3 cups of water, salt, and sugar in a large saucepan.
  9. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar and salt dissolved. Continue to boil for another 2 minutes, then remove the saucepan from the heat.
  10. Fill the jars with the brine to within 1/2 inch of the rim, being careful to completely cover the contents.
  11. Put the lids on tightly.
  12. Refrigerate for at least a week before serving.