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Candied Jalapenos

This makes a very tasty and spicy addition to almost any meal.


  • 8-10 jalapeno peppers, sliced
  • 1-2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • green food coloring

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, add sugar, vinegar, dry seasonings and 1 cup water.
  2. Heat over low heat until the mixture forms a syrup. Add more water if syrup is too thick.
  3. Add 1-2 drops food coloring, if desired.
  4. Add jalapeno slices and heat 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove the jalapenos and allow to cool.
  6. Repeat by adding the pepper slices to the syrup until the jalapeno peppers are thickly candied.
  7. Cool and serve!


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