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Easy Pickle Juice Recipe

This quick and easy recipe won't dissapoint! You're fixin' to make a dilly of a pickle when you use this yummy brine.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Cooling Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Ingredient
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar
  • cup sugar (plus extra 2 Tbsp for good measure)
  • 2 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • ½ whole jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • ½ - 1 tsp dill (optional)


  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until the sugar and salt have dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and let the mixture cool.
  • Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.
  • Juice can be used immediately or refrigerated for up to 1 month.
Keyword veggies