Nogak-saengchae – Seasoned Overripe Cucumbers


Overripe cucumbers that have turned yellowish are peeled and soaked in salt water. The salted cucumbers are squeezed to eliminate excess water, then chopped and spiced with red chili pepper paste, vinegar, green onions, garlic, black pepper, and sugar.

Source: Korean Food Guide in English (Ed. The Korea Foundation, Cookand, 2003) ISBN: 89-89782-10-4