Beer pickled onions

servings8
15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large onions
  • 1000ml of bitter beer
  • 500ml of white wine vinegar
  • 200g of Demerara sugar
  • 4 tbsp of honey
  • 20 juniper berries
  • 8 sprigs of fresh thyme

Method

1
Peel the onions and cut into quarters. Break each quarter down into petals by separating the individual layers
  • 4 large onions
2
Combine the beer, vinegar, sugar, honey, juniper and thyme in a small pan and bring to the boil. Add the onions and remove from the heat
  • 1000ml of bitter beer
  • 500ml of white wine vinegar
  • 200g of Demerara sugar
  • 4 tbsp of honey
  • 20 juniper berries
  • 8 sprigs of fresh thyme
3
Cover tightly with cling film as this will allow the onions to steam and soften slightly in the liquid. Leave the onions to cool in the liquid before serving at room temperature