|category||VegetablesSee the Related Food Category Page|
|cooking time||10 minutes|
|comment||It is a quick and versatile recipe to add to your meal as a side dish and a palate freshener.|
|image||Crunchy texture of cucumber is full of freshness. Vinegar makes this dish refreshing.|
|Bonito flakes||3 g|
|Water||2 and 1/2 cups|
Sprinkle some salt (not listed) on the cucumber, scrub with salt on a cutting board (itazuri), then wash and thinly slice (usu-giri). In a bowl with the 2 and 1/2 cup of water, dissolve the salt and soak the cucumber to pickle it.
|technique||Salt the cucumber and roll on a cutting board to make the surface soft and the penetration of salt easier.|