Quick Pickled Cucumbers Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson | December 20, 2010

Photo: timlewisnm

Photo: timlewisnm

My recipe for Quick Pickled Cucumbers is an essential component for my perfect Swedish Christmas Table.  These pickles are second only to lingonberry jam as the favorite Swedish condiment.  The pickled cucumbers will keep in the refrigerator for up to five days, which means you can get started on your perfect Swedish Christmas table now.  Reserve 2 tablespoons of the pickling liquid for the Swedish Meatball Sauce.

Serve these with the other components of a perfect Swedish Christmas meal: St. Lucia Buns, Glogg, and two recipes to come for Swedish Meatballs and Ginger Citrus Cookies.

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