Pickled Sesame Cucumbers

"This quick pickle recipe makes a great little side to any meal or top a hot dog with it! I especially love it this time of year because it’s so easy to tote to the neighbors BBQ. No soggy salads here!"
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Prep time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 2

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  • 5 small seedless cucumbers, sliced in ⅛-¼ inch slices
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • To Taste Salt
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish


  • Step 1

    Add cucumbers and red onion to a medium bowl.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl whisk together the rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, red pepper flakes, and salt. Taste and add more salt if necessary. Pour dressing over cucumbers and onion and toss to combine.

  • Step 3

    Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before consuming. Best consumed within 3-4 days.

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