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Japanese-Style Pickled Cucumber (Sunomono)

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Quick and easy side dish to made that is extremely healthy and bursting with flavor!"
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50 m servings 51
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place Persian cucumbers in a bowl; add salt and mix well. Let sit until cucumbers release their juices, about 10 minutes. Squeeze excess juice from cucumbers and drain.
  2. Whisk rice vinegar, white sugar, soy sauce, and sesame oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; pour over cucumbers. Marinate for 30 minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 51 calories; 1.8 8.9 0.8 0 329 Full nutrition

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It was a good and easy recipe....will use it again.

Made it exactly as written , came out a bit too sweet compared to the versions I've had in restaurants. Maybe a little less sugar or a little more vinegar. 3.5 stars