Crunchy Lightly Salted Pickled Cucumbers

Tip: if you leave the cucumbers in a salted water for too long they will become too salty and less crunchy, so it’s better to prepare them in small batches.

Crunchy Lightly Salted Pickled Cucumbers
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Prep Time
2 hr
Cook Time
10 min
Prep Time
2 hr
Cook Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 5-6 small cucumbers
  2. a bunch of fresh dill
  3. 2 garlic cloves
  4. 1 bay leaf
  5. 3-4 cloves
  6. 1 tsp black peppercorn
  7. 500 ml hot water
  8. 1 tbsp see salt
  9. 2 tsp sugar
  10. 2 tbsp white vinegar
Instructions
  1. Wash the cucumbers and leave in a cold water for 2-3 hours.
  2. Roughly chop the dill and garlic.
  3. Put the cucumbers in a glass jar together with the dill, garlic, bay leaf, cloves and peppercorn.
  4. In a separate bowl dissolve the salt and sugar in a hot water (not boiling) and pour over the cucumbers.
  5. Leave to cool down completely, then add the vinegar and put in a fridge. Make sure the cucumbers are fully covered.
  6. The cucumbers will be ready in 1-2 days.
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