Crispy lightly salted cucumbers without vinegar: we tell you what to add for a bright taste

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for crispy cucumbers
Recipe for crispy cucumbers. Source: instagram.com

Cucumbers are very budget-friendly, tasty and healthy vegetables that can be used to make not only salads, but also drinks and preserves for the winter. They are also salted, pickled, fermented, and made into spicy salads.

What to cook with cucumbers

On Instagram, chef Oleksandr Hromliuk shared a recipe for delicious lightly salted cucumbers with chili peppers, lemon, and parsley, which are very quick to prepare and would be an ideal snack.

Recipe for lightly salted cucumbers


  • Cucumbers - 1 kg
  • Chili peppers - 10 g
Pepper for cucumbers
  • Parsley - 10 g
  • Lemon - 1 pc.
Garlic for the dish
  • Garlic - 5 cloves.
Garlic for the dish
  • Salt/pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Wash the cucumbers and better yet, soak them in water for 1 hour to make them crispy.

Fresh cucumbers

2. Cut them lengthwise and place in a bowl.

Cooking lightly salted cucumbers

3. Chop the garlic and chili pepper and add to the cucumbers.

Garlic for the dish

4. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper, mix and leave in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

Ready-made cucumbers

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