Lightly Pickled Shio-Koji Cucumbers

Lightly Pickled Shio-Koji Cucumbers

This pickled dish is easily made by simply slicing the cucumbers and brining in shio-koji.


Shio-koji Recipe ID: 1745052
1-2 tablespoons
to taste
Bonito flakes
as needed


1. Wash the cucumbers and sprinkle with salt. Roll the cucumbers around on the cutting board. Quickly rinse them with water and slice off the skin in 3 vertical lines. Cut into 5 mm thick diagonal slices.
2. Put the cucumbers and shio-koji in a plastic bag and rub together. Place in the refrigerator. After 2 hours, they're ready to be served.
3. Soft & Juicy Shio-Koji Steamed Chicken. Recipe ID: 1760469.
4. Tosa-Style Simmered Green Peppers Recipe ID: 636073.

Story Behind this Recipe

I tried making my usual morning pickled cucumbers by using shio-koji instead of my usual method.