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Cucumber kimchi

🍳 145 min

🔥 172 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova


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Cucumber kimchi

11 g


19 g


7 g



There is no single recipe for kimchi, as it depends on what dishes the sauce will be used with in the future. The only ingredient present in all variations of the sauce is gochugaru. Make a perfect addition to any grain dish for lunch and dinner with refreshing cucumber kimchi! By cooking this yummy recipe, you boost your immune system, aid digestion, and regulate blood sugar. Isn't it worth adding this dish to your waiting to-cook list?

Cucumber kimchi Recipe

Essential ingredients

  • Sesame oil

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Carrots

    40 g (0.3 cup)

  • Onions

    40 g (1 pieces)

  • Basil

    10 g (½ cup)

  • Red pepper powder

    2 g (1 tsp)

  • Garlic

    3 g (1 tsp)

  • Ginger

    2 g

  • Lime

    25 g (0.3 pieces)

  • Gochugaru

    3 g (¼ tbsp)

  • Cucumber

    200 g (2 pieces)

Ingredients to taste

Salt, Sesame seeds

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Cut the cucumbers crosswise into halves. Then sprinkle salt all over the cucumber pieces. Let them "rest" for about 25 minutes.

  2. 2

    Thinly slice the onion and carrots.

  3. 3

    Then mince garlic with ginger.

  4. 4

    Grate lime zest. Chop fresh basil.

  5. 5

    Drain the cucumbers well to remove all water left.

  6. 6

    Toss the cucumbers with all ingredients in a large bowl, adding gochugaru. Let it stand for 2 hours at room temperature.

  7. 7

    Stir occasionally.

  8. 8

    Season the kimchi with red pepper powder, soy sauce or sesame oil, and sesame seeds. Serve with joy and love!

Weight Loss Tips

  • Kimchi is a probiotic containing lactobacilli. This bacteria is good for digestion because it improves digestion and lowers cholesterol levels in the organism.

  • Seasoning dishes with red chili powder primarily makes you lose weight by making you eat less.

  • Use spray cooking oil when you fry food. This will help you to use less oil for cooking.

  • Cooking Method


  • Recipe category

    Lunch, Dinner

  • Recipe cuisine


  • Tools

    Grater, Bowl

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