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How to Make Grandma's Cucumbers

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How to Make Grandma's Cucumbers

In case you just want cucumbers.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6


  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Cooking chopsticks


  • 5 mini cucumbers or 1-2 regular cucumbers
  • 3 tbsp Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar


  • Slice up the cucumbers. Generously sprinkle salt over the cucumbers. Mix and let stand for 30 minutes to 1 hr. Mix in sugar and rice vinegar. Done!



Add to anything. Rice bowls. Sandwiches. Congee. Yum!
Keywords Asian cucumber salad, Chinese pickled cucumbers, pickled cucumbers

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