Photo: Lightly Pickled Cucumbers

These cool, crisp cucumbers will change your image of what a pickle is.

Cooking time
10 minutes
  • Nutrition information is for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 4)

You can receive ingredients list by email.

Please check ingredients you want to send and press "Send this shopping list to your email" button.




(A)Pickling Sauce

1/2 cup

3 Tbsp

1 Tbsp

1 Tbsp


  1. Partially peel cucumbers lengthwise to form alternate peeled and unpeeled stripes, then rub with salt (separate from listed amount). Wash salt off and slice cucumbers in half lengthwise. Lightly pound with a rolling pin and then cut horizontally into thirds. Remove seeds from chili pepper.
  2. Mix ingredients for pickling sauce (A) in a pan and bring to a boil.
  3. While pickling sauce is still warm, add cucumbers and chilli pepper (1) to sauce and allow to sit until pickling sauce cools. When cool, serve pickled cucumbers in a bowl topped with aojiso leaves.