Pickling Liquid

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Makes about

    1.8 litres

Appears in

Mr Hong

By Dan Hong

Published 2014

  • About


  • 1 litre (35 fl oz/4 cups) white vinegar
  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 1ΒΌ tablespoons salt


Whisk all the ingredients together with 500 ml (17 fl oz/2 cups) water in a large bowl until the sugar and salt have completely dissolved. It will keep indefinitely.

Perfect for all kinds of vegetables, including daikon radishes, carrots and cucumbers. Simply peel the vegetable you choose and slice into batons. Put in a jar and cover with the liquid. Leave for at least a few days before using.