Thai Refrigerator Mixed Pickles

Author: Canadian Living

Serve these Asia-inspired sweet-and-sour pickles with satays or other grilled or roasted meats.

  • Portion size 2 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 2 field cucumbers
  • 4 carrots peeled

Method

Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds; cut into 2-inch (5 cm) lengths, then into 1/2-inch (1 cm) wide strips. Cut carrots and radish into same-size pieces. Seed, core and cut red pepper into same-size strips. Slice onion. Cut hot peppers (including seeds) into rings. Place in large heatproof bowl; add lime juice and mix well. Top with garlic.

In saucepan, toast coriander seeds, peppercorns and cloves over medium heat, shaking pan often, until fragrant, 3 minutes. Stir in sugar, vinegar, 3/4 cup (175 mL) water, fish sauce, ginger and salt ; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Line sieve with cheesecloth and place over bowl of vegetables; pour vinegar mixture through sieve. Tie cheesecloth around spices in sieve; bury bag among vegetables. Let cool to room temperature; cover and refrigerate for at least 24 hours before serving. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per Serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 205 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 449.0
  • Total fat 28 g
  • Cholesterol 100 mg
  • Saturated fat 15 g
  • Total carbohydrate 46 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 13.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 18.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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