Recipe courtesy of Curtis Aikens

Pickled Uncooked Vegetables Namasu

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  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 1 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1/3 cup soy sauce

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

4 tablespoons sugar (or more, depending on taste preference)

1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced

8 ounces daikon, peeled and thinly sliced

1 Japanese eggplant, peeled and thinly sliced

1 carrot, peeled and julienned

1/2 teaspoon grated ginger


  1. In a serving bowl combine vegetables and ginger. Toss.
  2. In a saucepan combine soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar, and cook for about a minute. Remove from heat and let cool. Pour dressing over vegetables and toss. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving