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Pickled Cucumber

Pickled Cucumber


  • 1 pound pickling cucumbers
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili oil
  • 1/3 cup red rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground Szechuan peppercorns


Julienne the cucumbers. Place in a colander and sprinkle with the salt. Let the cucumbers sit for 15 minutes. Remove from the colander and pat dry with paper towels. Arrange the cucumbers in a shallow glass baking dish.

While desalting the cucumbers, whisk together the remaining ingredients.

Lay the cucumbers out on a shallow glass baking dish. Pour the pickling mixture over. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Yield: 4 Servings

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