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    Zucchini Squash Pickles With Ginger and Lemongrass

    Zucchini Squash Pickles With Ginger and Lemongrass. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr

    30 mins

    Rita~'s Note:

    You have your choice of squash to use for this Asian Style pickles. I used Chi qua Otherwise known as: Hairy melon, fuzzy gourd, Chinese preserving melon, wax gourd, moa qua (hairy gourd). Because I just picked a bunch from my Sister Theresa's garden. Zucchini is great give it a try. Step x step directions and photos here http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=274365

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 40-60

    Yield:

    pints

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Slice half the white part of the lemon grass leaving the top long.
    2. 2
      Place squash, onions, lemon grass and ginger in a large non-reactive pot; add the salt and enough ice cold water to cover by one inch. I used bottled water.
    3. 3
      Let stand for 2 - 4 hours; drain well into a colander with a large pot under to catch the liquid.
    4. 4
      Add garlic and chili's to squash in the colander.
    5. 5
      In a large saucepan, bring remaining ingredients to a boil; add vegetables. Let stand for 2 hours.
    6. 6
      Sterilize your jars, lids, and screw rings.
    7. 7
      Bring the vegetables to a boil for 5 minutes; remove the long pieces of lemongrass then fill jars with mixture, leaving half-inch head space. Fill jars to half-inch from top with hot pickling solution. Remove air bubbles. Wipe jar rims. Adjust lids. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath.
    8. 8
      Pints or quarts for 10 minutes from 1 to 1,000 feet, 15 minutes from 1,001 to 6,000 feet, or 20 minutes above 6,000 feet in altitude.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 06, 2008

      55

      I won second place in the 2008 Arvada Harvest Festival with this recipe!! It was easy to put together and a great way to get rid of my zucchini.

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    Nutritional Facts for Zucchini Squash Pickles With Ginger and Lemongrass

    Serving Size: 1 (65 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 40

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 46.0
     
    Calories from Fat 2
    49%
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 717.1 mg
    29%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 7.0 g
    28%
    Protein 1.0 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lemongrass

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