Spicy Marinated Cucumbers

"Learn how to make perfectly crunchy, salty, and spicy marinated cucumbers with this simple recipe. Just 7 ingredients and 15 minutes!"
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Prep time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 2

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  • 2 small cucumbers, sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon gochugaru, korean red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup


  • Step 1

    Add cucumbers to clean mason jar. Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over cucumbers. Cover jar and place in fridge. Let the cucumbers marinate at least 10 minutes before eating (the longer the better).

  • Step 2

    Once all the cucumbers have been eaten, the leftover marinade can be used as a dressing.

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