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easy pickled banana pepper recipe homemade and sliced pepper rings in two mason jars

Pickled Banana Peppers

The best and easiest banana pepper pickling recipe for a crunchy, sweet, vinegary, slightly spicy snack! Eat them alone or add to your favorite dish!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 8oz jar
Calories 15 kcal


  • 5-7 banana peppers seeded and sliced into rings
  • 1 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 parts white vinegar 1 part water
  • 2 tablespoons kosher or pure sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed


  • In a saucepan, add all ingredients, except the banana peppers, together and bring to a low boil for 2 minutes. Set aside and let cool while slicing and seeding the peppers.
  • Slice the banana peppers into 1/4 inch thick rings, removing the seeds as you go.
  • In your sanitized jars, add your banana peppers so they fill the jar approximately 3/4 of the way full, then add the pickling brine over the peppers.