Pickled Cucumber ( Chinese Cooking )

Pickled Cucumber ( Chinese Cooking )

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Pickled cucumber, a great appetizer that tastes splendid when served chilled. This salad must be made in advance so that the flavors are soaked up by the cucumber chunks. The salt-sweet-sour cucumber is extremely refreshing. Try grating ginger into the salad for a more flavorful version, or add chopped garlic if you prefer a garlicky flavor. Crunchy and yummy!

Pickled Cucumber ( Chinese Cooking ) recipe - How to make Pickled Cucumber ( Chinese Cooking )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 cups
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Ingredients

2 cups cucumber , peeled and cut into 50 mm. (2”) long pieces
2 tsp salt
2 tbsp vinegar
3 tbsp powdered sugar

Method
    Method
  1. Sprinkle 1 tsp of salt over the cucumber pieces and mix well. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Combine the remaining 1 tsp of salt, vinegar and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Add the cucumber pieces to it and toss well.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve chilled.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Do not throw away the water that oozes out from the salted cucumber pieces. Instead, add it to the vinegar mixture.
Nutrient values per cup
Energy87 cal
Protein0.5 g
Carbohydrates20.8 g
Fiber3 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A0 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C8.1 mg
Folic Acid17.1 mcg
Calcium11.6 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium11.6 mg
Potassium58 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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