Pickled jalapenos find their way into plenty of dishes, as both a condiment and an ingredient. Hounds like them on hamburgers, hot dogs, and pizza, in grilled cheese sandwiches, in tuna salad, in cornbread, tossed with Caesar salad, and baked into cornbread.

Louise says the juice from pickled jalapenos is a secret ingredient in the marinade for carne asada. Pickled jalapenos are also part of the traditional recipe for arracheras, a.k.a. fajitas, says rockycat. Here’s the recipe: marinate skirt steak in lime juice, chopped garlic, and chopped pickled jalapenos, then grill. Eat the meat plain or with standard fajita fixings.

christy319 uses them to spice up a simple tomato sauce in which to cook fish like halibut or cod, and to make a “drunken chicken” cooked in Mexican beer, onions, garlic, pickled jalapenos, and tomatoes.

usr.bin.eat makes a tart and spicy slaw that’s an awesome topping for tacos using cabbage, white onion, Mexican oregano, and pickled jalapenos.

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