Banchan

Ingredients:

3 large cucumbers

1/4 tbsp salt

1 tbsp vinegar

2 cloves garlic, diced

1 1/2 tbsp red pepper paste

1/2 tbsp sugar

Preparation:

  1. Peel the skin from the cucumbers.
  2. Julienne the cucumber except for the inner core that contains the seeds.
  3. Place the cucumber pieces in a large bowl. Mix in the salt and vinegar and mix well so that the pieces of cucumber are coated with the salt and vinegar. Let sit for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse the cucumber in cold water. Place the cucumber pieces in a strainer to remove the excess water. Pat the pieces of cucumber down with a paper towel to remove any excess water.
  5. Transfer the cucumber to a dry mixing bowl. Add the garlic, red pepper paste, and sugar to the bowl.
  6. Mix together the ingredients and serve.