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À la minute pickled cucumber

The salt and sugar quickly draw moisture from the cucumber which then mixes with the sugar and salt. A dash of sushi vinegar adds a lovely pickled flavour. Do not be alarmed about the amount of salt and sugar used as this is necessary to achieve a good result.

Recipe per piece.

À la minute pickled cucumber

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Ingredients

1

 

cucumber

1

tbsp

salt

1

tbsp

granulated sugar

1

tbsp

sushi vinegar

Preparation method

  • Peel the cucumber and remove the core. The peel and core can be used to make soup or another dish.
  • Finely dice the cucumber and mix with the salt and sugar.
  • Set aside for 10 minutes before mixing with the sushi vinegar.

Serving suggestions

  • As part of a cold dish, e.g. with artichoke, celery or sweet pepper components.
  • As a garnish with a pita bread filled with fried chicken thighs and topped with Ras el Hanout and Tzatziki.
  • As a side dish with grilled meat dishes.

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