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Easy Pickled Mustard Seeds

Easy Pickled Mustard Seeds

Discover pickled mustard seeds, a versatile condiment that adds a burst of flavor and unique texture to any dish. Packed with tangy and spicy flavors, this pickled mustard seeds recipe, along with our Dijon Mustard Recipe, can elevate your dishes to new heights. 

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What Are Pickled Mustard Seeds?

Pickled mustard seeds, also referred to as mustard caviar, are a flavorful condiment made by soaking whole mustard seeds in a vinegar brine. The dry seeds take on the bold vinegar flavor to add an element of acidic flavor to anything it’s added to.


Here are the key ingredients to make this pickled mustard seed recipe. For the full list of ingredients, reference the recipe card below.

  • Mustard Seeds
  • White Wine Vinegar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Kosher Salt

For pickling, a 5-6% acetic acid vinegar is recommended as it provides enough tartness without overpowering the natural flavors.

variety of labeled ingredients to make pickled mustard seeds.

How To Make

The pickling process is simple and quick. Here’s a brief overview of the key steps. The full list of instructions is in the recipe card…

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