Pickled Radishes and Green Onion

Crisp, spicy radishes get a dose of toasty warmth from sesame oil in this quick pickle, brightened with scallions and sesame seeds.

Pickled Radishes and Green Onion Pickled Radishes and Green Onion
Crisp, spicy radishes get a dose of toasty warmth from sesame oil in this quick pickle, brightened with scallions and sesame seeds.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Japanese baby radishes, quartered or halved (depending on size)
  • 12 tsp. sugar
  • 12 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 12 tsp. black sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced diagonally

Instructions

  1. Combine radishes, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour to soften radishes.
  2. Drain radishes in a colander and then return to bowl and toss with sesame oil, seeds, and scallions; serve immediately.