Pickled Daikon Radish and Carrot


I love the pickled daikon radish and carrot that come alongside Vietnamese rice noodle salads, and realized that it's so easy to make at home! These are not only great in rice noodle salads but also in rice paper rolls.

close up view of Pickled Daikon Radish and Carrot with cilantro in a white bowl
Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 small carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks

  • 1 daikon radish, peeled and cut into matchsticks

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 Thai chile pepper, seeded and chopped


  1. Heat vinegar and sugar in a saucepan over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and refrigerate to cool. Place daikon and carrot in a glass jar with the cilantro and chile peppers. Pour the cooled vinegar mixture over, submerging the vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

70 Calories
0g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 70
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 27mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 240mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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