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Three jars of Korean-Style Pickled Cucumbers

Korean-Style Pickled Cucumbers

This is a very simple, sugar-free, zero-carb side dish or salad, inspired by the delightful fresh pickles served at our local Korean restaurant. Perfect to start the day or serve alongside a meal.
Course Side Dish


  • 1 1/2 large cucumbers or two pickling cukes
  • 2 T Kidsweet™ available at
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 t Sriracha sauce (or more to taste)
  • 1 t sesame oil
  • 1/2 t sea salt
  • 1 c water


  • - Slice cucumbers into quarters, then slice into bite-sized chunks.
  • - Place cucumbers into quart-sized mason jar.
  • - Add Kidsweet™, salt, and siracha, then pour oil and vinegar over them.
  • - Fill the jar with water almost to the top and screw on a cap.
  • - Gently shake to combine ingredients.
  • - Park in the fridge for a few hours to a week, depending on how much you prefer the cucumbers to be soaked through.
Keyword keto-friendly, low-carb, sugar-free, veggies