Easy! Lightly Pickled Cucumbers for Hanami and Bento

Easy! Lightly Pickled Cucumbers for Hanami and Bento

Store-bought pickling liquid contains lots of additives, so I thought I'd trying making my own with what ingredients I had on hand. It was a success, so I upload the recipe here.

The listed quantity of salt is minimal, so feel free to increase it if you like. Recipe by Ryo---ko.



2 servings
  1. 2 Cucumbers
  2. 1 1/2 tbsp ●Vinegar
  3. 1 tbsp ●Soy sauce
  4. 1 pinch ●Natural sea salt
  5. 1 sheet Kombu seaweed (3 x 3 cm)


  1. Change

    Peel the cucumber in strips like the photo. Then slice on the diagonal.

  2. Change

    Cut the kombu into thin strips using a scissors, and put into a plastic bag with the ● ingredients. Add the cucumber slices, and rub over the bag.

  3. Change

    Continue to rub for about 15 minutes, and they're ready to eat.

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