Pickled cucumber recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 5mins prep time, 5mins cooking time, plus cooling time
  • 65 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Use this brilliantly easy pickled cucumber recipe to add a garnish to fish or meat dishes alike, or enjoy as a healthy snack with crispbreads or crackers.

  1. Pour the vinegar into a saucepan, add the sugar, bring to the boil, then stir and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sugar has dissolved and the mix is slightly syrupy. Cool.
  2. Slice the cucumber thinly and put in a bowl. Pour the vinegar and dill into the bowl, and mix. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
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  • Ingredients

  • 300ml (1/2pt) white wine vinegar
  • 75g (3oz) caster sugar
  • For the salad

  • 1 cucumber, halved lengthways, seeds scooped out, and finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • Energy 280kj 65kcal 3%
  • Fat 1g 1%
  • Saturates 1g <1%
  • Sugars 14g 16%
  • Salt 0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.4g Protein 0.7g Fibre 0.5g


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