This is one of my favorite techniques on earth. I used to have to do this in a restaurant I worked at in NYC but always had to do more than was needed because I would be constantly snacking on them. Quick pickles are exactly as the title suggests. Instead of using a liquid/brine demonstrated in classic pickling a dry cure method.
Find this recipe here: http://grapplergourmet.com/technique-15-minute-quick-pickles/