Homemade cucumber pickles

Homemade cucumber pickles

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Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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"Gherkins just like the original from Spreewald: there are spicy ones which are pickled in the clay pot and barrel or as described in the recipe, preserved in jars."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
1000 g
seedless cucumber
1000 ml
water
300 ml
distilled white vinegar
50 g
salt
100 g
sugar
1
onion
40 g
dill
2 tsp
mustard seed
12
black peppercorns
8
allspice berries
2
bay leaf
MetricImperial

Utensils

2 pots, knife, cutting board, glass jar, canning rack

How-To Videos

how-to-sterilize-jars

How to sterilize jars

  • Step 1/3

    • 1000 ml water
    • 300 ml distilled white vinegar
    • 50 g salt
    • 100 g sugar
    • pot

    For the brine, bring water, vinegar, salt, and sugar to boil, remove from heat, and allow it to cool.

  • Step 2/3

    • 1000 g seedless cucumber
    • 1 onion
    • 40 g dill
    • 2 tsp mustard seed
    • 12 black peppercorns
    • 8 allspice berries
    • 2 bay leaf
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • glass jar

    Slice the seedless cucumbers. Peel and slice onion. Finely chop dill. Add cucumbers, onions, mustard seeds, chopped dill, black peppercorns, allspice berries, and bay leaf to a glass jar.

  • Step 3/3

    • pot
    • canning rack

    Now fill the cold brine into the glass jar so that the pickles are completely covered. Finally, transfer the glass jar into a pot with canning rack and let simmer for approx. 15 to 20 min. Enjoy!

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