Quickly Pickled Lemons

5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Rest Time 1 minute
Total Time 1 minute
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 8 people


  • 0,5 piece Red chilli pepper
  • 3 piece Lemons
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 piece Clove of garlic
  • 35 g Sugar
  • 1 tsp Paprika powder, noble sweet
  • 0,25 tsp Ground cumin
  • 0,5 tsp Turmeric
  • 0,5 tbsp Salt


  • Halve the lemons and cut into slices; Chop the chilli and mash the garlic.
  • Mash the chilli pepper with 1 teaspoon lemon juice in a mortar to a paste and mix with the remaining ingredients in a bowl. Cover the bowl and let it stand for 24 hours - then fill it into a screw-top jar and place in the refrigerator - it will last about 2 weeks.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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