Refreshing! Amazake pickles

Amazake pickles are perfect for recharging energy and recovering from fatigue thanks to the effects of the citric acid contained in vinegar and the glucose and B vitamins contained in amazake.
By using amazake instead of sugar, the nutritional value and deliciousness are improved!

  • About 20 minutes (including half-day marinade)

Ingredients (for about 4 people)

your favorite vegetables
about 300g
Sweet Sake
1 teaspoon
1 sheet
chili pepper
grain black pepper
5 grains


Using amazake also enhances the umami of the ingredients. It will be a pickle that you can enjoy mellow sourness and sweetness.

how to make

  • Sterilize the container with hot water and let it cool.

  • Cut your favorite seasonal vegetables (cucumber, celery, paprika, cherry tomatoes, okra, etc.) into bite-sized pieces, sprinkle with a little salt (not listed), and rub all over.

  • Place the vinegar, salt, wedge-cut onion, and spices in a pot and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat, and when the heat is removed, add amazake and mix.

  • Leave ② for about 10 minutes, and when it becomes soft, discard the water and put it in a storage container.

  • Pour ③ into a storage container and marinate in the refrigerator for at least half a day.


Do you have a recommended arrangement?
Pickling liquid that has passed its storage period (4 to 5 days) can also be used for cooking with heat, such as stir-frying in sweet vinegar or pickling in Nanban.

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