Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Gimchi)

Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Gimchi)
Photo by Julie Toy


  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ onion
  • 1 tablespoon coarse sea or kosher salt
  • ¼ cup Korean chile powder
  • 1/3 cup table salt
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 5 green onions
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 10 pickling cucumbers
    • 4 1/3 cups water
    • ½ bunch Korean leeks (buchu)

Cut the cucumbers lengthwise into quarters and place in a large bowl. Dissolve the table salt in 4 cups of the water and pour over the cucumbers. Soak the cucumbers for about 20 minutes. Combine the garlic, onion, Korean leeks, green onions, chile powder, and sea salt in another large bowl. Remov...

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