Homemade cucumber pickles

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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

Servings:-1+
500 g seedless cucumber
500 ml water
150 ml distilled white vinegar
25 g salt
50 g sugar
½ onion
20 g dill
1 tsp mustard seed
black peppercorns
allspice berries
bay leaf
Metric
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Utensils

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

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  • Step 1/3

    • 500 ml water
    • 150 ml distilled white vinegar
    • 25 g salt
    • 50 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

    • 500 g seedless cucumber
    • ½ onion
    • 20 g dill
    • 1 tsp mustard seed
    • black peppercorns
    • allspice berries
    • 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!