Easy Cucumber Kimchi Recipe
1 Tbl Kosher or Celtic Sea Salt
1-2 tsp minced garlic
1-2 tsp finely chopped ginger or 1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/8- 1 tsp dried red pepper flakes
1 tsp sesame seeds (don't use black sesame seeds like I did, it discolors the cukes by the next day)
1 tsp fish sauce or raw whey
1 - 3 green onion, sliced
1.) Cut cucumber (peeled unless using Armenian cucumber - they have very tender skin) into spears about 3 inches long and 8 pieces.
2.) Sprinkle with salt, then mix a bit so every cucumber has salt on it, and leave for 30 min. Drain in colander but DON'T rinse.
3.) Mix all ingedients well, and store in jars or airtight glass container for at least 30 mins. Can serve fresh or let sit out up to 2 days to ferment. Store up to 1 week. Personally, I like to eat it chilled. Very refreshing!