While you can purchase pickled jalapeños at the grocery store, they're easy to prepare at home, and you get much more control over the flavor. Learn how to pickle jalapeños with this easy tutorial!
Total yield: approximately 1 quart
I highly recommend using kitchen-safe gloves while slicing hot peppers. Otherwise, the residual oils on your skin will burn your eyes if you rub them.
Most of the heat is concentrated into the seeds and white pith of hot peppers. If you want to cut back on the heat level, discard some of the loose seeds before adding them to the saucepan.