This easy quick-pickle is crunchy, sweet and salty. It's the perfect accompaniment to Asian meat dishes or a colorful addition to salads and sandwiches. If you're feeling creative, use the pickling mixture with other vegetables like asparagus, green beans or cauliflower.
1 Thai bird or serrano chiles, stemmed and quartered lengthwise
1 (1/2-inch) piece ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
1 large daikon radish, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 English cucumber, thinly sliced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
Put vinegar, sugar and salt into a large bowl and whisk until sugar is dissolved. Add carrots, chiles, ginger, daikon, cucumbers and onions and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to several hours before serving.
Per Serving:60 calories (5 from fat), 300mg sodium, 13g carbohydrates, (1 g dietary fiber, 9g sugar), 1g protein.
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