Pickled Chillies

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

  • About

Sometimes you just want a spicy, vinegary, sweet-and-sour kick in your sandwich. Well, if you have these little firecrackers at the back of your fridge next to a partially-squeezed tube of tomato purée, you will be the happiest sandwich maker in the world.


  • 150 g long, green chillies (Turkish style is best)
  • 200 ml white wine vinegar
  • 1


If you have a dishwasher, place your jar(s) and lid(s) in the machine (not attached to one another) and run on the hottest cycle you have. You can also bring a large pan of water to the boil and submerge the jars and their lids for a full minute in the boiling water. Do not try and dry the jars, simply place on a wire rack upside down to cool on their own.

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