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Danish pickled cucumbers

A garnish of fresh dill is ideal for this very easy pickled cucumber salad. Sprinkle chopped fresh dill just before serving.


3 cucumber (peeled and sliced thin)
1⁄2 c vinegar
1⁄2 c water
2 T sugar
1 t salt
1⁄4 t pepper (white pepper)
2 T dill (fresh, chopped)


Layer the cucumber slices in a pan or salad bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and pepper until well mixed.

Pour the vinegar mix over cucumber slices.

Cover the cucumber and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

To serve, drain cucumber slices and sprinkle fresh dill over them.


Total time
20 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
6 servings


Choose medium-sized cucumbers, about 6 inches long.

If you don't have dill, substitute with fresh chopped parsley.

Preparation time does not include resting time.


Pickles and dill feature greatly in Danish cuisine.

very easy, vegetables
side dish, appetizer, cold
Danish food recipes
Food in Europe