Garlicky Pounded Cucumber Pickles

Garlicky Pounded Cucumber Pickles

This can be served for dinner with rice, as a drinking appetizer. This is a recreation of a delicious side dish served at a certain restaurant. The key is the kombu tea.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Salt (good quality)
1/3 to 1/2 teaspoon
Kombu tea (optional)
1/2 teaspoon
Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
Grated garlic
1/2 teaspoon


1. Wash the cucumbers, dry and cut off both ends. Put in a plastic bag.
2. Pound the cucumber to break it apart into easy to eat pieces.
3. Put all the flavoring ingredients in the bag.
4. Massage over the bag for 3 minutes, and that's it! An easy and delicious dish is done.

Story Behind this Recipe

The cucumber dish served at a certain chain restaurant was delicious, so I tried to recreate it at home.