SWEET AND SOUR PICKLES

 

  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. ( 4 or 5 depending on size) cucumbers, sliced into rounds
  • 2 cups rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 inch piece of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 Tbls. black peppercorns
  • 1 Tbls. sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes

Directions

  • Combine, vinegars, sugar and salt in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Set aside.
  • Toss cucumber slices with all remaining ingredients in a 9x13 baking dish.
  • Pour hot vinegar mixture over the top and toss well.
  • Let stand two hours.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 24 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Transfer to pint jars and store in the fridge.

Notes

Adapted from Southern Living Magazine, August 2010

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