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Pickled Cucumber

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Ingredients
Cucumber - 1 medium-sized
Salt - 1 teaspoon
Sugar - 1 tablespoon
Red rice vinegar - 1 tablespoon
Red chilli oil (optional) - 1/3 teaspoon
Sesame oil - a few drops
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the cucumber split it, unpeeled, in half lengthwise, scrape off and discard the seeds and cut across into thick chunks.

MAKING
2. Sprinkle the cucumber with the salt, mix thoroughly and marinate for at least 10 minutes - longer if possible - then pour the juice away.
3. In a bowl mix with the sugar, vinegar and red chili oil (if using).

SERVING
4. Garnish with sesame oil and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Storage: 
Preserving
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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