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J-Simple Recipes title

pickled cucumbers

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 6 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 10 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 2 h 5 m
  • Japanese: Kyūri no asa-zuke
Pickled Cucumbers


  • 100 g cucumber
  • 2 g salt
Step 1

step 1:

Thinly slice the cucumber diagonally.

Step 2

step 2:

Put the cucumber and salt into a plastic bag for food and gently squeeze the bag for 1 minute to the distribute salt evenly.

Step 3

step 3:

Place the bag in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Remove from the refrigerator. Take the cucumbers out of the bag and squeeze them with your hands to remove any water.

Kyūri no asa-zuke


This is a very simple dish. It is delicious and not very salty.

Foodstuffs – Asa-Zuke