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Pickled Cucumber

Pickled cucumber (腌黄瓜) is a healthy salad dish which serve as appetizer. Let's learn how to pickled cucumbers with this easy and fail-proof recipe. Pickled cucumber is a refreshing and healthy cold appetizer and serve as side dish in many Asian cuisine.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: pickled cucumber
Servings: 4 peoples


  • 250 gram cucumber
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 chili
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 4 limes


  • Wash the cucumber and remove its seeds. Cut the cucumber to thin slices.
  • Add salt to the cucumber slices and mix evenly. This step will draw the moisture content in the cucumber out and make the cucumber texture become more crunchy. Put aside for 15 minutes. Squeeze the excess water. Drain it. Wash the cucumber slices to remove the excess salt.
  • Add lime juice, sugar and chili to the cucumber. Stir to blend well and chill in the fridge before serving.