Swedish Cucumbers

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Four


Appears in

Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1969

  • About


  • 2 large or 4 small cucumbers
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 ice cube
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill


  1. Using a swivel-bladed paring knife, pare away the peel of the cucumbers. Using a knife or a vegetable slicer, cut the cucumbers into thin slices (about 1h inch thick).

  2. Sprinkle the cucumbers with salt and pepper. Add the remaining ingredients and toss. Serve cold.