Pickled Ginger – Fraiche Living


Never ever operate out of pickled ginger with your sushi again! Whip up this super easy Pickled Ginger and retain it on hand in the fridge in circumstance of unexpected emergency.

I am the individual who is generally asking for extra pickled ginger with my sushi get (at minimum when I don’t forget, which I often do not). I certainly can not get ample of it! It was about time I commence earning it myself to preserve on hand at dwelling, and am I at any time delighted I did.

ingredients needed for pickling ginger

I have pickled onions, beets, cucumbers, carrots and asparagus, but in no way ginger! This was a small experiment that turned out wonderfully (phew!). To be honest 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 concerning ingesting unique styles of sushi, allowing for you to delight in the flavor of each individual piece as if it was your to start with chunk. It is manufactured from thinly sliced ginger root that has been marinated in a option of sugar and vinegar.

hand picking up picked ginger with tongs

How to Pickle Ginger

  1. Prep your elements
  2. Use a mandolin to slice your ginger extra skinny (make sure you look at your fingers!)
  3. Deliver the vinegar, sugar and salt mixture to a simmer on the stove
  4. Pour around your ginger stuffed jars
  5. Refrigerate for 2 hrs +! The extended the time in the fridge, the milder and sweeter the ginger results in being

Some instruments you may will need:

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

Means to use Pickled Ginger

In addition to with sushi, pickled ginger has several takes advantage of (identical to how you could use fresh new ginger slices!). Chop it up finely to increase 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 problem!).

I appreciate this ginger on top rated of my Tuna Poke Bowls, along with the Tuna Stacks, and with the Crispy Rice with Sweet and Spicy Shrimp.

Want far more pickling recipes? Try out my renowned Swift Pickled Red Onions!

pickled ginger in glass jars

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xo Tori

Pickled Ginger

fraiche living pickled ginger recipe

Pickled Ginger

In no way go without having ginger with your sushi again! Whip up this super 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 between your sterilized jars.

  2. In a small saucepan, merge the rice wine vinegar, sugar and salt. Deliver to a simmer above medium heat, whisking right up until the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Very carefully pour the scorching liquid into each individual ginger-loaded jar, evenly dividing and covering the ginger. Go over and refrigerate for at minimum 2 hours. It will get milder the extended it sits! Retailer for up to 1 month in the fridge.


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