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Quick pickled cucumbers

Pickled cucumbers to this recipe are incredibly delicious and crispy. You will like this express recipe for sure for its simplicity and amazing flavour features. Fairly spicy, with garlic and flavory oil they go with barbecue, roasted meat and grilled sausages. I hope you will also like this snack with Asian note, moreover you will need only half an hour to cook it. The main secret is in the vegetables themselves. They must be fresh, small and pimply. Then the snack will be rich and crispy.


  • Cucumber
    500 g
  • Rice vinegar
    1 tbsp
  • Soy sauce
    1 tbsp
  • Sunflower oil
    1 tbsp
  • Sesame seeds
    1 tbsp
  • Salt
    0,5 tsp
  • Chili pepper
    1 pcs
  • Garlic
    2 tsp


  • 1. Wash new cucumbers and cut off the ends. Then cut them lengthwise into two parts. With a small spoon remove seeds forming hollow in them.
  • 2. Turn the parts with cuts down. With the wide knife press the vegetable until rustle. Then cut them across, lengthwise again, to obtain long strips 1 cm width.
  • 3. Put cut cucumbers into a bowl. Sprinkle with the salt the ingredients and pour with rice vinegar. The last one can be replaced by apple one. Leave vegetables for 15-20 minutes to marinade them and get liquid out. Mix them from time to time.
  • 4. Peel and chop garlic clove as fine as possible. Do the same to a chilli pepper pod. Remove seeds from the pod before adding it to make cucumbers not so spicy. If you do not like too spicy food, cut only a few circles of pepper.
  • 5. n 15 minutes squeeze the liquid out of the cucumber pieces and add chopped garlic and chilli pepper.
  • 6. Pour vegetables with soy sauce and jinjily oil for savor. Mix cucumbers with sauce.
  • 7. Season this snack with sesame seeds and serve to the table. These pickled cucumbers will become a creative supplement to meat and poultry dishes.
    Enjoy your meal!