How to Pickle Oyster Mushrooms

Find out how to pickle oyster mushrooms with Sarson's easy pickling recipe. Get inspired by our many mouth-watering recipes using vinegar.

Make this using Sarson’s Malt Pickling Vinegar.


  • 500ml Sarsons Pickling vinegar
  • 1tsp table salt
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 peppercorns
  • 500g Oyster mushrooms
  • 2tbsp sherry


  1. Put all of the ingredients apart from the mushrooms and sherry into a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Add the mushrooms and simmer for 5 minutes then pour in the sherry.
  3. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the mushrooms into a warm, sterilised 500ml Kilner® Jar and pour over the hot vinegar until the mushrooms are completely covered.
  4. Seal the jar and leave to mature for 2 weeks.
  5. Once the jar is opened eat within a few days.

Lots more Sarson’s stuff

The Malt Process

It’s not easy creating the distinctive Sarson’s flavour. But we’ve been following this technique for the past 200 years and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

Sarson’s craftsmanship

Vinegar Tips & Cleaning Uses

Did you know that white vinegar is great for cleaning? Discover our ultimate guide of vinegar uses to help you around the home.

Vinegar tips