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Instant Bashed Cucumber Pickles with Shio-Konbu and Shiso leaves

Instant Bashed Cucumber Pickles with Shio-Konbu and Shiso leaves

This is a very simple and quick pickle dish (like a salad) of pounded cucumber with salted kelp and perilla leaves.

Ingredients

Cucumbers
2
Salt
1/2 teaspoon
Shio-kombu
10 g
Shiso leaves
4-5 leaves
Kombu based dashi stock granules (or kombu tea)
1/2 teaspoon

Steps

1. Pound the cucumbers with a rolling pin and cut into bite sizes. Sprinkle with salt and let it sit for about 15 minutes. When the water seeps out of the cucumbers, rinse and drain well.
2. Cut the shiso leaves into 1 cm strips. Add to step 1 with salted kelp and konbu stock powder and mix.
3. Done.

Story Behind this Recipe

When cucumbers are in season, this is a very easy and quick pickle recipe!