Pickled Green Chilies Recipe

Pickled green chili is a popular condiment that accompanies many Southeast Asian street food and Asian noodle dishes. Have these for your guest for your Chinese New Years feast.

Course Condiment
Cuisine Malaysian
Keyword Pickled Chilies


  • 4 oz. green chilies discard the seeds and sliced into pieces
  • 1 cup Chinese rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup water boiled


  1. Prepare the green chilies and transfer into a small bowl. Bring the water to boil and transfer it to the small bowl. Let the chilies sit in the boiled water for about 10 seconds. Drain and discard the hot water.
  2. In the same bowl, add in the rice vinegar, salt and sugar. Stir to blend well. Transfer everything into a small glass container or canister jar and leave it overnight in the fridge. The pickled green chilies will be ready overnight.

Recipe Notes

Any green chilies (except bird eye's chilies) can be used. If you are in the US, you can use green serrano pepper or jalapeno.