A quick four-ingredient pickle that yields a crunchy texture and piquant flavor. Snack on them like chips or top a bowl of congee with them.
Pickles play a big role in Chinese cuisine and are a must-have item in our pantry. The pickled cucumber I’m introducing today is a northern style one that requires as little as four ingredients. All you need is: pickling cucumbers, soy sauce, Chinkiang vinegar, and garlic. This is a quick pickle recipe that does not require fermentation. Once you mix all the ingredient together, seal the jar and let the cucumbers marinate in the fridge for a week. Then you can get these crispy pickles that can be served as a snack or as a topping on congee and noodles. [Continue reading]