A major flavor and heat component of Korean cuisine is the spicy-fruity gochugaru chile. In this application, our versatile Gochugaru Chile Flakes are used to season crunchy cucumbers, which are a great addition to Korean steamed bun sandwiches.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 5 min

Total time: 10 min

Quick Pickled Cucumbers with Gochugaru
Copyright Recipe © 2016 Woodland Foods


makes 2 cups


  1. Bring vinegar, sugar and Gochugaru Chile Flakes to a quick boil, and set aside to cool.

  2. Slice cucumber about 1/4-inch thick, and cover with cooled vinegar. Store in refrigerator.