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A Guy's Recipe For Korean Style Instant Cucumber Pickles

A Guy's Recipe For Korean Style Instant Cucumber Pickles

Just cut up, mix and serve. An easy Korean-flavored instant pickle dish.

Ingredients

Cucumber
1
Shio-koji (salt-fermented rice malt) or plain salt
1 tablespoon
● Gochujang
1 tablespoon
● Miso
1 tablespoon
● Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
● Ground white sesame seeds
1 teaspoon
● Grated garlic
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. Cut up the cucumber roughtly. Add the shio-koji and mix quickly. Cover with plastic wrap and rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or more.
2. Rinse the cucumber. Combine the ● ingredients to make the sauce. Add the cucumber, mix and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

When I tried putting the leek-miso I made for samgyeopsal on cucumbers it was delicious, so I adapted it to make it into a proper recipe.