This quick, easy way and recipe for making light-salted cucumbers in a five-liter plastic PET bottle was read in one of the issues of a car magazine and after testing in practice was recognized as quite suitable for use..
A quick way and a simple recipe for making light-salted cucumbers in a five-liter PET bottle when you go out or picnic.
The method and recipe for making lightly salted cucumbers described below is perfect for hiking and field conditions. It does not require any complicated preparatory procedures or separate dishes. Salted cucumbers are ready for use in three to four hours, and the use of plastic PET bottles as containers for their preparation removes many problems and saves time. In this way, fresh cucumbers can be pickled immediately at the place of purchase, near the market or store, even before the start of the trip, which is very convenient, as cucumbers can be almost ready upon arrival. The total preparation time of the ingredients and the implementation of the salting process itself will take no more than 15-20 minutes.
For pickling fresh cucumbers and turning them into salted, it will be necessary.
Three or five liter plastic wide-necked PET bottle.
Knife and cutting board.
Fresh leaves and herbs in assortment.
The size of fresh cucumbers should allow them to be placed in a plastic bottle through its neck. There is no need to perform any additional actions with them, just wash them. The total number of fresh cucumbers must be taken so that they fill a little more than half the volume of the bottle. Fresh leaves and greens for pickling cucumbers are suitable for any that are available. It can be currant or cherry leaves, horseradish leaves, garlic stems, dill or its inflorescences, and so on. Garlic is required, without it, the taste of the finished salted cucumbers will not be the same.
All leaves and greens should be taken so that they fill the container at least half its volume. Two medium-sized heads are enough for garlic. Salt is taken as ordinary large rock. It is better to refrain from using small, iodized or fluorinated salts, since ready-made salted cucumbers can acquire a peculiar taste, which most likely will not appeal to everyone. Salt consumption two full tablespoons with a top per liter of water.
Preparation of salted cucumbers in a five-liter PET bottle.
Pour cold water into the prepared PET bottle at half its volume and add salt from the above calculation, no less. Then the solution is shaken well. Greens, leaves and garlic are cut large, but so that they pass into the neck of a PET bottle. We do not peel the heads of garlic, but cut them directly as they are.
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