Thinly sliced onions tossed in a tangy vinegar marinade. These crunchy marinated onions are a great side dish for grilled meats.

I love serving these onions with grilled pork kebabs!

Onion salad in a bowl topped with fresh greens next to chicken kabobs.

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marinated onions-

The BEST homemade marinated onions recipe made with a vinegar marinade and ready in just 5 minutes! Sliced onions tossed in a tangy dressing. These onions are so delicious when served alongside grilled kabobs!

A bowl of onion salad topped with fresh greens and seasoned with paprika.

how to make onion salad-

  • Slice the onions into strings.
  • Pour vinegar over the onion strings.
  • Add pepper, salt, paprika, and cayenne pepper, to taste.
  • Add fresh herbs. Mix everything and serve.

You can store the onions in an airtight container in the fridge for a couple of days!

Marinated onions in a bowl topped with fresh greens next to a plate of kabobs.

I hope you enjoy these delicious and crunchy onions. They are an easy and delicious side dish.

Enjoy this salad with these Kabobs:

Marinated Onions

5 from 2 votes
Simple onion salad tossed with vinegar and oil for a delicious side dish.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 servings


  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • dash pepper
  • dash salt
  • dash paprika
  • ground Cayenne pepper, to taste
  • fresh cilantro or parsley, chopped


  • Slice onion into rings.
  • Pour vinegar over onions. Add pepper, salt, paprika and Cayenne pepper to taste. Add fresh herbs. Mix everything and serve.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 64kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSodium: 15mgPotassium: 197mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)