Cucumber Namasu

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READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by dicentra

The Frugal Gourmet On Our Immigrant Ancestors – Jeff Smith Copyright 1990. Japanese

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice the cucumbers in half. Remove the seeds if they are large. Slice on thin diagonals.
  2. Sprinkle with the 1 tablespoon of salt and place in a bowl. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Rinse, drain, and remove excess water by putting the cucumbers in a kitchen towel and squeezing out the water.
  4. Combine sugar, vinegar, remaining salt and ginger. Pour over cucumbers and chill.

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