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Pickled onion wedges

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for pickled onion wedges

By Rodney Dunn
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 20
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Pickled onion wedges
Makes about 1½ cups.


  • 3 Spanish onions, cut into wedges
  • 250 ml apple cider vinegar (1 cup)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp each of black mustard seeds and cumin seeds
  • 3 tbsp demerara sugar


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    Combine onion wedges and vinegar in a saucepan and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until reduced by half. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add spices and sauté for2 minutes or until fragrant, then add onion and vinegar mixture, sugar and season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook for 10 minutes or until liquid has reduced and thickened. Pickled onions will keep, refrigerated, for 3 weeks.
  • Author: Rodney Dunn