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Pickled Ginger – Fraiche Living

Pickled Ginger – Fraiche Living

Hardly ever operate out of pickled ginger with your sushi all over again! Whip up this super simple Pickled Ginger and maintain it on hand in the fridge in case of crisis.

I am the human being who is generally asking for additional pickled ginger with my sushi buy (at the very least when I don’t forget, which I generally do not). I certainly can not get adequate of it! It was about time I commence making it myself to keep on hand at household, and am I at any time joyful I did.

Pickled Ginger – Fraiche Living

I have pickled onions, beets, cucumbers, carrots and asparagus, but under no circumstances ginger! This was a minimal experiment that turned out incredibly (phew!). To be trustworthy it is also so exceptionally easy…

What is Pickled Ginger

Pickled ginger is served with sushi the ginger’s spicy, sweet and acidic flavour cleanses the palate in involving consuming diverse styles of sushi, allowing you to enjoy the style of each and every piece as if it was your first bite. It is made from thinly sliced ginger root that has been marinated in a remedy of sugar and vinegar.

hand picking up picked ginger with tongs

How to Pickle Ginger

  1. Prep your ingredients
  2. Use a mandolin to slice your ginger excess skinny (be sure to check out your fingers!)
  3. Provide the vinegar, sugar and salt mixture to a simmer on the stove
  4. Pour around your ginger loaded jars
  5. Refrigerate for 2 several hours +! The lengthier the time in the fridge, the milder and sweeter the ginger will become

Some instruments you may possibly have to have:

  • Cooks knife
  • Mandolin
  • Large mouth canning jars (I appreciate Weck Jars!)
  • Funnel

Approaches to use Pickled Ginger

Moreover with sushi, pickled ginger has a lot of uses (comparable to how you could use fresh new ginger slices!). Chop it up finely to add into a stirfry or Asian dish, pour the brine into sauces or salad dressings, stir some slices into cocktails (no ginger beer for your Moscow mule? No difficulty!).

I adore this ginger on leading of my Tuna Poke Bowls, alongside the Tuna Stacks, and with the Crispy Rice with Sweet and Spicy Shrimp.

Want extra pickling recipes? Attempt my famed Brief Pickled Crimson Onions!

pickled ginger in glass jars

If you make this recipe, be positive to tag me on Instagram with the hashtag #fraicheliving or depart a remark/rating down below. I would really like to know how you liked it!

xo Tori

Pickled Ginger

fraiche living pickled ginger recipe

Pickled Ginger

Under no circumstances go without ginger with your sushi once more! Whip up this tremendous simple Pickled Ginger and maintain it on hand in the fridge.


  • 1 lb ginger root, peeled
  • 1 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Employing a mandolin, thinly slide the ginger. Divid the sliced ginger evenly amongst your sterilized jars.

  2. In a tiny saucepan, mix the rice wine vinegar, sugar and salt. Carry to a simmer above medium warmth, whisking until eventually the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Very carefully pour the scorching liquid into every single ginger-stuffed jar, evenly dividing and masking the ginger. Protect and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. It will get milder the lengthier it sits! Keep for up to 1 thirty day period in the fridge.