Sunomono (Vinegared Cucumber)

Mikekey *


A light "salad" to accompany tempura or Japanese meals. Cook time is marinating time.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
1 Hr
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 large
    cucumber, peeled if desired (if not peeling, wash well, since most cucumbers sold in us have a wax on them)
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    peeled and grated fresh gingerroot

How to Make Sunomono (Vinegared Cucumber)


  1. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and remove seeds with a teaspoon.
  2. Slice crosswise onto thin slices.
  3. Combine all other ingredients and pour over cucumbers in a bowl. Marinate at least 1 hour.
  4. Serve as a salad or a relish.

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About Sunomono (Vinegared Cucumber)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Japanese

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