Sweet & Sour Pickled Cucumber
Sweet & Sour Pickled Cucumber

Sweet & Sour Pickled Cucumber

Sweet & Sour Pickled Cucumber

This is typically Nordic and there are several variations of this. This one is super easy and very fast. It can be served with almost any poached fatty fish, smoked fish, cold meats and fish, some recipes for roast lamb or meat pates.

It’s purpose is to lighten other foods that are rich and fatty much like cornichons do with pate’s. Here it’s  a traditional accompaniment to poached salmon and other poached fish.

Sweet & Sour Pickled Cucumber

Sweet & Sour Pickled Cucumber

This can be served with almost any poached fatty fish, smoked fish,cold meats and fish, some recipes for roast lamb or meat pates.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Picnic Fix´ins, Side Dishes
Cuisine Pickles
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 200 gr cucumber peeled and sliced very thinly, about 1-1 mm.
  • 1 dl white wine vinegar or applecider vinegar
  • tbsp plain white sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill finely chopped

Instructions
 

  • Dissolve the sugar and salt in the vinegar, add the dill and pour over the cucumbers and mix well.
  • Marinate in the fridge for 1 to 2 hours.

Notes

This is typically Nordic and there are several variations of this. This one is super easy and very fast. It can be served with almost any poached fatty fish, smoked fish, cold meats and fish, some recipes for roast lamb or meat pates.
It's purpose is to lighten other foods that are rich and fatty much like cornichons do with pate's. Here it's  a traditional accompaniment to poached salmon and other poached fish.
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Canapes

I don't have many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.
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