Quick Cucumber Pickles

May 26, 2017


  • 4 medium cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Pinch of salt
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 small red or white onion, sliced thin


  1. Wash the cucumbers but do not peel.
  2. Slice the cucumbers 1/4 inch thick. In a bowl, stir together the vinegar, sugar, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Add the cucumber and sliced onion to the bowl.
  5. Toss well, then cover and refrigerate. Let marinate for a couple of hours, turning occasionally.