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Pickled Red Onion and Carrot Relish

Pickled Red Onion and Carrot Relish is the ultimate grilling condiment for transforming your everyday burgers, hot dogs and chops into all-star main dishes loaded with the perfect balance of spicy, sweet and tangy tastes. Best of all, it’s ready to eat in just 15 minutes and will last up to two weeks in your fridge.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 2 pints


  • 1 large red onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced (small)
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Blanch the sliced onions and diced carrots in a small saucepan of boiling water for one minute.
  • Strain the vegetables into a colander and then return them back to the pan.
  • Add the white vinegar, sugar, crushed red chili flakes, pepper and salt. Then add just enough water to cover the vegetables. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook it for one minute.
  • Pour the pickled relish (with the liquid) into jars and let it cool completely before sealing the jars. The relish will keep for up to two weeks in the fridge.
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