Pickled Green Stems

 

Pickled Green Stems

Pickled Green Stems recipe

Pickled Green Stems recipe

These pickled green stems add bite and piquancy to salads, sandwiches and flat breads.

Makes 1 x 500ml jar of pickled greens.

INGREDIENTS

  • 100g of kale, Tuscan kale, English spinach, choy sum, silverbeet stems or rainbow chard stems
  • 1 cup/ 250 ml rice wine vinegar
  • ½ cup/ 125 ml water
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 strip of orange zest
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds

METHOD

  1. Combine the vinegar, water, sugar and aromatics in a saucepan and bring to a boil. 
  2. Place the green stems in a clean 500ml capacity jar.
  3. Pour over the boiling pickling liquid and spices and add the orange zest.
  4. Seal the jar tightly and place in the fridge. Give it a day or so for the flavours to marry. It will keep in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

Recipe by Tori Haschka & pics from Ana Zolotarev.

 

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