Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Gimchi)

Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Gimchi)
Photo by Julie Toy


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

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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