Crunchy salted cucumbers — a very popular and beloved snack. You can eat them "pure" or add to salads. And, of course, these cucumbers are a great snack to vodka. The land of the Soviets tell how to cook salted cucumbers.

Usually salted cucumbers are aged in brine for one to two days, but you can make pickled cucumbers and quickly (in just a few hours) if you trim them the tips or pour over cucumbers hot brine instead of the cold. But we should avoid generalities. We offer our readers recipes pickled cucumbers .

Pickled cucumbers with hot pepper

If you like spicy snacks, I can cook salted cucumbers with the addition of hot peppers. For this you will need the following products:

  • 1 kg of young's elastic cucumbers
  • 1.5 l of water
  • 6 tbsp coarse salt
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • large bunch of dill
  • half of the pod of hot pepper

Cucumbers rinse under a stream of cold water and cut off their tips. Pepper rinse, cut along, scrub the seeds and cut into thin strips across. Two-thirds of a bunch of dill lay on the bottom of jars, bowls or pots. Garlic cut into thin slices, place a piece of garlic in dill. Then put the cucumbers densely, sprinkle with pepper and garlic. Lay the next layer of cucumbers, alternating them with greens and spices. Sprinkle the cucumbers with salt and shake the container.

Boil water and pour boiling water over cucumbers. Then drain them with water, bring to boil again and pour over cucumbers the resulting hot solution. Cover the cucumbers with the flat plate or saucer, put a small weight. Leave for two days at room temperature.

Freshly-salted cucumbers without brine

We used to cook salted cucumbers in brine, and it turns out you can do without it! In a few hours, the cucumbers themselves will let the juice. To cook salted cucumbers without brine, take:

  • 1 kg of cucumbers
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1 small bunch of dill
  • 1 tbsp. salt

Wash cucumbers and cut off their tips. Garlic finely chop the garlic, and finely chop the dill. Add the salt, dill and garlic to the cucumber, mix well. Put everything in a plastic bag and tie it. Transferring the package into a bowl, take it to the refrigerator. From time to time the package must be taken out and shaken. If you put the cucumbers in the refrigerator from the evening, they will be ready for lunch the next day.

Salted cucumbers with coriander and mustard

Want to give pickled cucumbers spicy flavor? Add the coriander and mustard, you'll see the result of your culinary experiments will pleasantly surprise you! To prepare lightly salted cucumbers according to this recipe, you should take:

  • 1 kg of cucumbers
  • 1 liter of water
  • 4-5 sprigs of dill
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1 tbsp coarse salt
  • 1 tsp 9% vinegar
  • 1 tsp. mustard powder
  • 0,5 teaspoon of coriander seeds

Take small young cucumbers and fill them with cold water, you can add crushed food ice into it. Leave cucumbers for one or two hours. Just removed from the beds cucumbers can not soak, just rinse them with cold water.

Cucumbers cut the tips, put cucumbers in dense rows in a prepared container. On cucumbers put sliced ​​garlic and dill branches, sprinkle with seeds of coriander.

Boil water for the brine, add salt. Remove the boiling brine from the fire, add the vinegar and mustard, stir. Fill with hot brine cucumbers. When the brine has completely cooled down, cover the cucumbers with a lid and clean it in the refrigerator for at least two days.