Smashed Cucumbers with Ginger

Smashed Cucumbers with Ginger

This quick-pickled cucumber is a classic Chinese dish. This version of the recipe, from Saveur contributor Pang-Mei Natasha Chang's story "The Welcoming Table," is based on one made by her aunt, Constance D. Chang, who owned five popular Chinese restaurants in Japan in the 1960s. See the recipe for Smashed Cucumbers with Ginger »James Oseland

This easily made pickle is a great side dish for both Asian and Western courses.