Japanese Pickle Recipes
Pickle people tend to be CRAZY about their pickles. The craze is relevant in Japan, and there are some delicious pickle recipes you should try if you are a pickle person yourself. Pickles in Japan are called “tsukemono” (漬物). Pickles in Japan have a sweet and tart flavor with a crunchy texture. Here are some pickle recipes that will have your mouth watering.
Using Japanese or Persian cucumbers, you can choose to pickle them as long as you desire -from 2 hours to 2 days. This of course will affect the taste, so it is all about preference! After picking the cucumber in a mixture of sugar and rice vinegar, slice and salt it to be served! This makes a great side dish to a grilled meal, but also works great as a snack!
Shiozuke, or salt pickling, is the easiest way to enjoy Japanese pickles! This method can be used not only to pickle cucumbers but also any vegetable of choice – from carrots to eggplant to celery! All you need is salt and water to brine your pickles to perfection. These picked vegetables go great with miso soup, steamed rice, or just as their own snack!
Misozuke (Miso Pickling)
Are you a fan of both miso and pickles? If so, misozuke is your dream food! This method of
pickling in miso preserves the food for a long time, and has a fantastic taste. This is a super easy way to pickle that you can do at home with whatever ingredients you have. These pickles are often made with cooked vegetables, meat, fish, egg yolk, or cheese on the side to create a
Writer: Kayley Hill