Pickled Lotus Root

Pickled Lotus Root

For your New Year's feast. Also good as a regular side dish.

Ingredients: An easy-to-make proportion

Lotus root
7 cm
3 tablespoons
6 tablespoons
Red chili pepper


1. Peel the lotus root and thinly slice to 5-mm thicknesses, then soak in water with vinegar (not listed in ingredients).
2. Combine the sugar, vinegar, and red chili pepper.
3. Parboil the lotus root briefly in boiling water, drain excess water, then soak in vinaigrette overnight in the refrigerator.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is the flavor that I like (slightly on the sour side).