Simple Pickled Cucumber with Dill Recipe

Simple Pickled Cucumber with Dill RecipeIMG_6307

My Dad taught me this recipe as his Moeder used to make it when he was young. Every now and then, normally in the middle of a hot Summer, Dad would crave this pickled cucumber and then set about making it himself.

This is a simple version of the pickled cucumber recipe, perfect for using when you want to eat now. For a more complicated version look here.

BBC Food Pickled cucumbers with dill and spice. 

I hope you like it and that you too might come to crave its refreshing piquancy on a hot Summers day.


Simple Pickled Cucumber with Dill Recipe

Ingredients
1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 -2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced
salt
1/3 tablespoon dried dill                                                                                                  Sea salt flakes

Method

Peel and slice your cucumber and place it in a heatproof bowl and cover liberally with salt. Leave for ten minutes before rinsing off the salt and squeezing out the excess liquid.
Place vinegar, sugar and 1/2 cup cold water in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until sugar has dissolved.                                 Pour over the cucumber, add dill, stir and set aside to cool.
Enjoy.


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Happy Eating.

Dani xx

You might also like my Greek Lamb Burgers Recipe. IMG_6547

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