Servings:Makes 5 1/2 cups.
Preparation Time:20 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Pickling is back in vogue but with global flavor influences. The classic pickling spice blend marries with the mellow acidity of Asian rice vinegar to make a quick-pickling brine for vegetables.
Ingredients

Asian Refrigerator Pickles
McCormick Gourmet
Directions

Mix vegetables in large glass bowl. Set aside.

Place pickling spice in the center of piece of cheesecloth or coffee filter. Tie tightly with string. Place in medium saucepan with sugar, vinegar and salt. Bring to boil on medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar and salt. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Pour hot liquid and pickling spice bundle over vegetables. Cover.

Refrigerate vegetables. Stir once a day for 1 to 2 days to blend flavors. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 2 months

All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.