Lemony Pickled Mushrooms


These are great appetizers and snacks. Use on an antipasto tray, on bruschetta with goat cheese, or just out of the jar. Go for a variety of different mushrooms here. They keep for about 2 months in the refrigerator.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 25 mins
4 8-ounce jars


  • 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms, or more to taste

  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme

  • ½ serrano pepper, thinly sliced, or more to taste


  • 1 cup white wine

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 ½ tablespoons kosher salt

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • 20 whole black peppercorns

  • 12 coriander seeds

  • 3 (1-inch) strips lemon zest, or more to taste


  1. Fill four sterilized 8-ounce jars 3/4 of the way with mushrooms. Place 1 thyme sprig and some serrano pepper slices on top.

  2. Combine white wine, water, kosher salt, sugar, garlic, peppercorns, coriander seeds, and lemon zest in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over mushroom mixture in each jar.

  3. Tightly seal each jar and transfer to the refrigerator. Chill until flavors meld, 1 to 2 days.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of brine ingredients. The actual amount of brine consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

41 Calories
0g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 41
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 1444mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 132mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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