Pickled Cucumber Salad

Pickled Cucumber Salad


  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 green apple, cored & cut into strips
  • 100ml OSU Original
  • 1 tsp yuzu juice or lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp light soy
  • 150g sushi rice, washed
  • Small bunch of coriander, leaves picked and stalks finely chopped
  • 40g mixed baby salad leaves.
  • Sesame seeds, to garnish


  1. Using a vegetable peeler, cut the cucumber into thin ribbons.
  2. In a mixing bowl, place 80ml of OSU Apple Cider Vinegar & 40ml of water. Dress the ribboned cucumber and apple matchsticks in the mix and set aside to pickle for 20 minutes.
  3. Submerge the rice in 240ml of water in a saucepan and place the lid on top. Bring the rice to the boil and then reduce the heat to low. Allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes or when all the water has been absorbed. Remove the saucepan from the hob and allow to steam for another 15 minutes with the lid on.
  4. Drain any excess liquid off of the pickled vegetables and toss with the baby leaves.
  5. Once the rice has steamed fluff with a fork & add the chopped coriander stalks and half of the leaves, yuzu juice, sesame oil and the remaining OSU. mix well to coat.
  6. Spoon the herby rice into bowls, place the salad on top & garnish with the remaining coriander leaves and toasted sesame.

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Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
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We use 200 years of Japanese craft to blend 100% natural apple juice with apple cider vinegar for a smoother taste. Our apple cider vinegar is always raw, unpasteurised and with the Mother.

Concentrated Apple Juice (56%), Apple Cider Vinegar (44%), All Natural!

Typical Values per 100g- Energy: 774 kJ/182 kcals, Fat: <0.5g, of which Saturates: 0.1g, Carbohydrates: 39.9g, of which Sugars: 36.4g, Fibre: 0.6, Protein: <0.5g, Salt: <0.01g

Make like the Japanese and drink in the traditional fashion through diluting 1 part (20ml) OSU with 9 parts of still, sparkling or hot water. New to drinking apple cider vinegar? Why not try one of our fruity drinks recipes to acclimatise you to the taste?

We believe OSU should be every foodie's kitchen staple! Need inspiration for how to add plant based flavour to your salad dressings, marinades and dips? Experiment with our quick and easy recipes for mid week meals.

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