Fukujinzuke is a very popular condiment in Japanese cuisine, commonly used as a relish for Japanese curry with a crunchy texture. Although the lotus roots are used in this recipe, other vegetables like celery would work. The name originates from the tale of Seven Lucky Gods. In homage to the name, some varieties of fukujinzuke consist of seven different kinds of vegetables. Ingredients Daikon radish 250 g Cucumber 1 Carrots 40 g Lotus roots 40 g Vinegar 2 tbsp (for soaking the lotus roots) (A) Soy sauce 4 tbsp (A) Mirin 3 tbsp (A) Sugar 1.5 tbsp (A) Rice vinegar 1 tbsp (A) Sake 1 tbsp (A) Shredded ginger 20 […]
I can eat pickled zucchini endlessly. You can also prepare some for your BBQ party. The quickly pickled zucchini will be a good friend of grilled meat! Ingredients Zucchini: 1 Salt: 1~2 tsp Rice vinegar: 1~2 tbsp Sliced red chilli pepper: 2 dashes Instruction Cut the zucchini into round thin slices. If you slice it very thinly, you can prepare it faster. Put in the zucchini in a plastic bag. Add salt, rice vinegar and sliced red chilli peppers in it. Let it rest in a fridge for at least 30 minutes until it becomes tender.
These quickly pickled vegetables are used salted Kombu kelp, called Shio Kombu, which is thinly sliced salty Kombu kelp. Just put vegetables in a plastic bag, rub it, and leave it in a fridge! This recipe is so easy!! Ingredients Cucumber: 1 Carrot: 1/2 White radish: 1/3 Ginger: 1.5 cloves Salt: 1.5 tsp Salted Kombu kelp (Shio Kombu): 40 g Instructions Cut a cucumber into thin round slices. Cut a carrot and a white radish into thin quarter slices. Cut ginger into very thin strips. Put all vegetables, salted Kombu kelp, and salt in a plastic bag and rub it. Let it rest in a fridge for at least 30 […]