Preserved onion

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1000 g pickling onions or other small onions
2 Solo garlic heads
5-6 sprigs fresh thyme
1 fresh red chilli
800 ml apple cider
600 ml white vinegar
500 g Dansukker granulated sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
10 white peppercorns
1 g salt


Put the onions in boiling water. Pour away the water. Rinse the onions in cold water and peel them. Peel and slice the garlic heads. Halve, deseed and finely shred the chilli. Put the syrup, vinegar, sugar and spices in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Skim off any scum. Layer the onion with the garlic, thyme and chilli in warm sterilised jars. Pour the warm marinade over the top. Seal. Store in the refrigerator. Leave for a week before serving.

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