Pickled cucumbers in brine

Servings: 10 Cooking time: 80 minutes

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Great way to prepare homeharvesting of old and overgrown cucumbers. Very often the hostess throwing overripe cucumbers, or very large, but they are good for juicing, and blanks for rassolnik and other soups and salads. Cucumbers in brine can be prepared in two ways - booze and store in the refrigerator or roll. Preparations for the winter is best done from the strained juice, which is added citric acid or vinegar.

Preparation of this wonderful blank notIt takes a long time, but the result certainly will exceed all your expectations. Cucumbers are obtained tasty and incredibly have the unique flavor of fresh vegetables, which undoubtedly will please you a cold winter evening. Juice of cucumbers can be added to soups and pickle, cooking on the basis of their sauces and gravies, and even just a drink.

Ingredients for "Pickled cucumbers in brine":

  • Overripe cucumbers - 1 kg;
  • Large sea salt - 3-4 tablespoons. spoons;
  • Garlic - 1-2 cloves;
  • Dried fennel seeds - 10-12 pieces;
  • Leaves horseradish or currants - on request;
  • To 1.5 liters of juice of cucumber:
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  • Salt big - 50 grams;
  • Sugar - 50 grams;
  • Citric acid - 5 grams or vinegar 9% - 100 ml;
  • The recipe for "Pickled cucumbers in brine":

    Harvesting of the winter cucumber in brine:

    Cucumbers need a good wash and sort out. Small and strong cucumber is best to soak for several hours in cold water, so that they are stronger.

    Cucumbers wash and sort out

    Large and overripe cucumbers can be rubbed on a special grater or chop in a conventional grinder.

    Large cucumber Grate

    The convenient bowl, which can be good to mix the cucumber mixture, add salt.

    Adding salt to the weight of the cucumber

    Well stir and leave for a few minutes, the salt melted well and stand out a little more juice.

    Good mix grated cucumber with salt

    Withstands cucumber mixture a few minutes to stand out as much as possible of cucumber juice.

    We reserve the juice is highlighted

    The clean sterilized jars laid of the cut cucumber on top of them - a layer of small hard cucumbers.

    We fill jars with a mixture of grated cucumbers and

    Can they cut off the tips, then they will prosolyatsya.

    We cut off the tips of whole cucumbers

    Top cucumbers tightly tamping spread the rest of the chopped cucumber juice - make sure that there was no voids.

    We fill jars with cucumbers tightly

    If you are using large banks, it is possible to doseveral layers - gruel, cucumbers. On top of that was not formed mold, put a few leaves of currants or horseradish. Banks cover with polyethylene caps or tying dense conventional cling film or foil run up the food.

    Filled jars with cucumbers in brine Cover

    Put the jars in a cool place or in the refrigerator- Cucumbers should be well fermented, so put them in a bowl or on a plate. Once fermentation is finished - it is usually at 12-14 days, the banks can be closed tightly with screw caps or roll.

    After fermentation, the banks close the lid tightly

    If you have enough space in the cellar orrefrigerator, you can make sour cucumbers so directly in a bucket or large bowl. In this case, use the oppression that all the cucumbers were well covered with a mixture of cucumber juice Reza.

    You can make sour cucumber in a large bowl

    After about two weeks cucumbers can bring to the table. From the slurry can be prepared a wonderful pickle or hodgepodge.

    There is another good way to preparecucumbers in brine. This method is suitable for those who like cucumber juice. If you have a large number of cucumber juice can be rolled up separately. Cucumbers are passed through a juicer, if it is not - shred cucumber on a meat grinder and filter the juice through cheesecloth or a fine sieve. Ready juice cook with salt and sugar, and then they will be prepared to fill cucumber. You can prepare cucumber juice separately.

    Cook cucumber juice and pour into jars

    In each jar put a few clovesgarlic and fennel seeds. When the juice is good Prokip, add the required amount of citric acid or vinegar and immediately pour the prepared jars. Rolls or swirled banks, then they need to be carefully wrap until cool.

    Banks rolls with cucumber juice

    Likewise we do if the bank arecucumbers - just fill cucumbers will need several times. Twice with boiling brine, the third time - the addition of a bite or citric acid. Cooked this way you can try cucumber and two weeks later, the juice will be ready as soon as cool. Cucumbers in brine can bring to the table.

    Cucumbers in its own juice served at the table

    Wonderful appetizer is ready. Bon Appetit!

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