Pat Duran Recipe

Atomic Frog Balls

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

Recipe Rating:
makes about 12 pints
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Pat's Story

These are great in martini's and other drinks too. Great on the relish tray, and in salads and as snacks.


4 lb
brussels sprouts, cleaned
2 3/4 c
apple cider vinegar
3 c
1/4 c
sea salt, non iodized
3 tsp
coriander seeds
dried chilies
3 tsp
cumin seeds, or ground cumin
12-24 clove

Directions Step-By-Step

Sterilize 12+ jars with canning lids for 12 minutes in boiling water.
Place vinegar, water and salt in a Pyrex measuring cup and place in a pan of hot water, and heat it just boiling (like the double boiler method).
Cut brussels in half if large or leave whole, if desired. Place in jars , but do not squash in too tight.
Add 1 chili pepper, 1 to 2 cloves of garlic, pinch of cumin and coriander per jar.
Pour vinegar mixture over sprouts to 1/4-inch from top. Wipe rim and put lids on finger tight.
Place jars in boiling water bath. Boil for 12 minutes, take out jars- tighten lids and cool on wire rack or on a towel.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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Tina Swain WisMs
Sep 12, 2012
what kind of dried chilies do you use?
Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Mar 19, 2012
MMMmmmmm these look so good!!
I gotta get me some brussel sprouts!!!
geebbas! cabbages!! lol
Feb 25, 2012 - Pat Duran shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Nov 10, 2011
Thank you ladies, Colleen, Deb, and Barbara for sharing.