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Simple recipe for fermented jalapenos

Fermented Jalapeños (Simple Reciple)

A simple recipe for fermented jalapeños.
Course Snack
Keyword fermented, fermented jalapenos, jalapenos
Author TheWildGut.com


  • jalapeños enough to fill a quart size jar
  • 1 1/2 tsp non-iodized salt
  • 2 cups filtered water


  1. Add 1 1/2 tsp salt to 2 cups of filtered water and stir until dissolved, this is your brine
  2. Slice jalapeños into discs, discarding the stems
  3. Add the sliced jalapeños to a quart sized glass jar, leaving about 1" of room at the top
  4. Fill the jar with the salt water brine until all jalapeños are covered.
  5. Place a glass fermenting weight on top to keep all jalapeños covered in brine
  6. Seal jar with an airlock device or lid*
  7. Let sit at room temperature for approximately 14 days
  8. After 14 days, replace air lock with a lid and store in refrigerator
  9. *if using a lid, be sure to "burp" your jar every day for the first week