Spicy Marinated Celery (Giardiniera)

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 day 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 day
  • Yield: 4 to 5 cups
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1 pound celery, trimmed and thinly sliced

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 cup red wine vinegar

1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 tablespoon toasted coriander seeds

1 teaspoon ancho chile powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

2 jalapenos, sliced into thin rings

1 Fresno chile, sliced into thin rings

1 small red onion, thinly sliced


  1. Mix together the celery, olive oil, vinegar, parsley, coriander seeds, ancho chile powder, salt, pepper, garlic, jalapenos, Fresno chiles and red onions in a nonreactive bowl. Marinate for 24 hours at room temperature, or longer in the refrigerator.