Pickled cucumber - Kyuri no kyu-chan
Lots, lots of cucumber harvested everyday and our neighbor taught me how to make it. Takes time to make, but try my best and it turned out good and soo crunchy!!
- cucumber (2kilos)
- ginger (40grms.or more)
- soy sauce (1 & 1/2 cups.)
- vinegar (1/2 cups)
- mirin or sugar (mirin(1/4c.)if sugar 2tbsp.)
- red pepper (4pcs.)
- kombu(dried seaweed)optional (2cm.)
- sesame seeds (30grms.)
Wash the cucumbers well.In a big pan boil water if boiling off the fire and put the cucumbers the water should be enough to cover the cucumbers.Let it cool on the pan.
If cooled removed the cucumbers on the pan and boiled again use the same water repeat again procedure #1
Slice the ginger and kombu into strings.In a small pan put the soy sauce,vinegar,mirin or sugar,kombu and red pepper and bring to a boil for 3minutes.Set aside
Slice the cucumbers into bite sizes and squeeze it in a cloth or paper towel.Squeeze it very well.
In a ziploc or tupper put the sliced cucumber and pour the soy sauce mixture into it and mix the sesame seeds
refrigerate and can be eaten on the following day.
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