Refrigerator Pickle Recipe


Making and pickling your own pickles is easy. Here is a pickle recipe for fridge pickles that you can make at home anytime.

 A fridge cucumber on a fork.

The crispiest cucumber recipe

Is there anything better than always having a few glasses of delicious and crispy fridge cucumber in the fridge? NO! We love this recipe for fridge pickles because you get crispy dill pickles every time.

You can make a double or even triple batch of these pickles and give them away or just keep pickles on hand!

How do they differ from other cucumbers?

With these fridge cucumbers, only a vinegar lime is boiled, which is then poured over the cucumbers in contrast to a traditional cucumber recipe in which You boil a bunch of sugar and vinegar, pour it over the pickles, deflate and seal the mason jar.

Pickle recipes that involve sealing the top of the mason jar can be saved and will last much longer than fridge pickles.

Ingredients you need for these cucumbers

All the ingredients for this cucumber recipe are classic ingredients for a classic dill pickle. We prefer a salty, crispy and dilly cucumber. Feel free to make this cucumber recipe your own by changing the ingredients.

white vinegar water white sugar Garlic cloves kosher salt fresh dill Mustard seeds white onion coriander seeds Peppercorns Cucumbers red pepper flakes

Ingredients Swaps

white vinegar -> rice vinegar

white sugar -> honey

cloves of garlic -> garlic powder

kosher salt -> coarse salt

white onion -> shallots

 Sliced ​​cucumber, fresh dill, white onion, mustard seeds, sugar, garlic, and vinegar on the countertop.

How to make fridge pickles

Prepare the mason jars

How do I cut cucumbers for homemade cucumbers? Cut the cucumbers lengthways into sticks to fit in the mason jar you’re using. We recommend cutting the cucumbers into smaller sticks as they will then taste faster pickled.

 Chilled cucumber ingredients in two preserving jars.

Cook vinegar

Prepare the pickle by adding the vinegar, water, sugar and salt to a small saucepan. Whisk the ingredients until they combine.

 Chilled cucumbers in a jar.

Pour the brine over the cucumber

Gently pour the vinegar mixture over the cucumbers until all the ingredients are covered. Let the mixture cool completely before you cover the mason jars with a lid and tighten.


The cucumbers in the refrigerator for 24-48 hours before you try them out!

 Mason Jar Pickling

Mason jar

These are the perfect mason jars for this pickle recipe!

Buy some  A fridge cucumber sits on a glass.

Important things to note

How do I keep my cucumbers crispy?

There are different ways you can keep your cucumbers crispy.

Buy cucumbers that are not overripe. The older they are, the squishier they get. Don’t keep the cucumbers in the refrigerator for too long. Wait until the cucumbers are completely cool.

Spice them up!

We added some red pepper flakes to one of our jars, but if you spice these cucumbers your way want to go on!

Make You the sweet cucumber.

Some of you might like a sweeter cucumber! Here are a few ways you can make your cucumber m sweeter to be able to ache.

Add a little more sugar to your vinegar mixture. Try adding honey! Use a sweet onion for your mason jars.

Other Ingredients to Add

Go ahead and add other delicious vegetables to the pickle jar. We love our quick pickled hot peppers , so a combination would be delicious. Check out other vegetable options below.

Carrots Paprika Celery

Serving suggestions

This cucumber The recipe is perfect for a hearty snack. We love adding them to sandwiches because they add great flavor and crispness. However, these pickles are delicious with all of the following meals!

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This cucumber recipe can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks if properly sealed!

 A jar full of fridge pickles .  Chilled cucumbers in a glass.

Refrigerator Pickle Recipe

This simple cucumber recipe does not require any special pickling equipment. These crispy fridge cucumbers are ready in just 2 days!

Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 5 minutes Total: 15 minutes

Fett 0 carbohydrates 4 Protein 1

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tasty ingredients


Put vinegar, water, sugar and salt in a small saucepan and whisk. Bring the mixture to a boil and remove from the heat as soon as the sugar and salt have dissolved. Put aside. Next, prepare two clean canning jars for the fridge pickles. Spread fresh dill, mustard seeds, white onions, coriander seeds and peppercorns into the two jars. Cut the cucumbers into sticks, making sure they aren’t too big for you Mason jars. Then divide them into the preserving jars. Carefully divide the vinegar mixture into both jars, making sure that the cucumbers are covered with the liquid. Let the vinegar mixture cool down before you close the jars tightly. Then shake the contents of the jar until mixed. Put the jars in the refrigerator for 24-48 hours before you try the cucumbers.

Tips and hints

Make sure the cucumbers are cut to fit in the mason jars used.

Nutritional information

Portion size: 1/8 Calories: 19 Sugar: 2 Sodium: 212 fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 4 fiber: 1 Protein: 1 Cholesterol: 0 Author: Lee Funke Category: page method: hotplate Kitchen: American

Keywords: Fridge cucumber recipe

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11 thoughts on “Refrigerator Pickle Recipe

  1. Pickles are delicious and a great taste-changer.
    These are simply best to eat anytime and it goes best with every food that we eat.

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