Sesame Lemon Quick Pickles

  • cucumbers, fresh picked, rinsed, and sliced 1/2" thick to fill 2 quart jars
  • 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced into rounds, seeds removed
  • 1 small green chili, sliced or chili flakes
  • 1 2" piece of ginger. peeled and cut into small match sticks
  • 2 cups rice vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-4 tablespoons sugar, depending on taste
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (black or white)

Place cucumbers, ginger, lemon, and chili in 2 quart jars.  Bring vinegar, water, sugar, salt and sesame seeds to a boil.  Pour over cucumbers.  Cover and put in the refrigerator for 24 hours.  Will keep 2 months in the fridge.