*If including an instant pickle to your onions, cook time for this recipe increases to approx. 13 minutes.
!To instant pickle red onions, you will need1/2 red onion, sliced into thin rings
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup warm water
1 tablespoon of honey
1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt
Pour the cider, water and honey into a medium saucepan and heat over moderate heat, whisking vigorously until the honey dissolves. Bring to a simmer. Add the salt and stir.
Finally, add the sliced onions and allow them to simmer for approx. 10-15 minutes, or until they turn really soft. They should also turn bright pink.Remove from heat, drain any excess liquid, and allow to sit at room temperature until they are ready for use.
They also keep in the fridge for up to five days.