Quick pickled cucumbers

These surprisingly speedy pickled cucumber ribbons are delicious with any smoked fish, particularly salmon. Add some irresistible crunch to your dish


  • 1 large cucumber, ends trimmed, cut in half widthways and spiralized into thick ribbons
  • 1 tsp flaky sea salt
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • a small handful of dill, leaves picked


  • STEP 1

    Toss the cucumber ribbons with the salt in a colander. Leave for 15 mins then squeeze out any excess moisture with your hands and pat the ribbons dry with a tea towel.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the other ingredients together in a small bowl then stir in the cucumber.