Lemon-Pickled Onions

Use these specially-prepared onions for the Qualicum Bay Scallop Burger recipe.

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Type of meal : | Condiments | Condiments

Special diet :


1 cup (250 mL) fresh lemon juice
½ cup (125 mL) unseasoned rice vinegar
1 tbsp (15 mL) salt
1 tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar
3/4 cup (175 mL) mirin
2 red onions, shaved or very thinly sliced


  1. In a large clean Mason jar with lid screwed on, shake lemon juice, rice vinegar, salt and sugar until sugar is dissolved; add mirin. Set aside.
  2. Place onions in large, non-reactive bowl. Pour marinade over onions; cover and refrigerate for at least 12 hours or up to 3 days.
  3. To serve, remove from marinade.

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