Smashed Cucumber Pickle

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  • 2 long Cucumbers
  • 10g sea salt
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • ½ tsp Szechuan pepper toasted
  • ¼ tsp Chilli flakes
  • 30-40mls Soy sauce
  • 10g honey
  • 30-40mls rice vinegar
  • Toasted sesame seeds to garnish (optional)


Smack the cucumbers with a mallet or pestle a couple of times. Slice in quarters lengthways and then slice on the diagonal in 1cm slices. Sprinkle with salt and allow to sit for about 10 minutes then drain. Combine the dressing ingredients together and add the cucumber. Place into a serving bowl and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.