Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Vegetables)

Cucumber Relish Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

1 1/4 lbs

15 slices

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1/4 teaspoon

Cucumber, cut into 7 pieces

Garlic

Brown pepper corn

Hot bean paste

Hot oil (hot red pepper oil)

Salt

Sugar

Brown vinegar

Sesame oil

MSG

Method :
  • Cut off and discard both tips of cucumber, then cut into diagonal or triangles shapes (or cut into lengthwise 2 inches long). Let stand in bowl, sprinkle with salt, soak for 2 - 3 hours.

  • Wash the cucumber with cold water and let dry. Put back in bowl.

  • Add garlic slices, brown peppercorns, hot bean paste, hot oil, sugar, vinegar and sesame oil.

  • Mix and soak for about 3 hours.

Tips

This may be kept for 1 week in refrigerator, covered.

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