Super Easy Pickled Lotus Root

Super Easy Pickled Lotus Root

Pickled lotus root is an essential part of the traditional New Year's meal in Japan. Make this effortless version!

Ingredients: easy-to-make proportion

Lotus root
1 section
☆ Vinegar
100 ml
☆ Sugar
3 tablespoons
☆ Salt
a pinch
Red chili pepper sliced into thin rounds (optional)
a small amount


1. Peel the skin off the lotus root, slice thinly, then soak in vinegar water (with 1 tablespoon of vinegar).
2. Boil water in a pot, add 1 tablespoon vinegar, then parboil the lotus root.
3. Add the ☆ ingredients, soak the lotus root slices, then it's done. Add red chili pepper to taste.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat some easy-to-make and delicious pickled lotus root.