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oriental cucumbers

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a recipe by
Kathy W
New Carlisle, OH

I found this recipe in an old recipe box that I had tucked away. It had been clipped from a newspaper many years ago. Make it ahead of time. The longer it sets, the better it becomes. It can be easily doubled.

★★★★★ 2
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For oriental cucumbers

  • 2 md
    cucumbers, peeled and thin sliced
  • 1/2 c
    rice vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp
    sugar (more or less to taste)
  • 1 tsp
  • ginger root, 4-5 thin slices

How To Make oriental cucumbers

  • 1
    Place sliced cucumbers in a medium bowl. (If you have a larger cucumber, you may want to slice it in half lengthwise and remove the seeds, then slice thin)
  • 2
    Mix together rice vinegar, sugar, salt and ginger root. Pour over sliced cucumbers.
  • 3
    Note: Depending on the size of the cucumbers, you may have to increase the amount of dressing.
  • 4
    Refrigerate at least 1 hour - longer is better - stir occasionally.