Quick Pickled Green Beans

This is our new favorite thing to do with green beans.
quick pickled green beans

Recipe by Alexa Weibel

Start to Finish: 25 minutes (plus chilling)

Servings: Makes 3/4 lb.


  • 3/4 lb. haricots verts, trimmed

  • 1 red jalapeño chile, thinly sliced

  • 1 1/3 cups rice wine vinegar

  • 2/3 cup sherry vinegar

  • 2/3 cup mirin

  • 2 tbsp. sugar

  • 2 tbsp. kosher salt

  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced

  • toasted sesame oil and sesame seeds


In shallow dish, arrange haricots verts and chile. In saucepan, bring next 6 ingredients and 2/3 cup water to boil. Simmer over medium until reduced, 8 minutes. Pour over vegetables; let cool. Cover; chill overnight. To serve, drain, drizzle with oil, and top with sesame seeds.