Chinese Restaurant Cucumber Pickles

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Author: Anita Jacobson





Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 0 min

Total Time: 10 mins

Serves: 4


  • 2 average size cucumbers
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 bird-eye chilies, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  1. Peel cucumber into alternating stripes, cut into two halves lengthwise, remove the seeds, and cut into 2-inch batons.
  2. Place cucumber batons, grated garlic, chopped red chilies, sea salt, sugar, and rice vinegar into a mixing bowl. Cover the bowl with a plate and shake vigorously for 1 minute.
  3. Transfer the cucumber mixture to a bowl, and drizzle with sesame oil right before serving.

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