These simple pickles are delicious the day you make them. If you let them sit for a few days or even a week longer, they’re still great. Slideshow: More Thai Recipes 

Scott Hocker
July 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 pint
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan, bring the vinegar, sugar and water to a boil. Simmer until the sugar dissolves. Place the cucumber quarters in one large, tall glass jar. Add the star anise. Pour the hot syrup into the jar. Seal.

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Notes

If not serving the cucumbers the same day, place them in a cool, dry place, preferably with a lot of direct sunlight. Let sit for a week, then transfer to the refrigerator. The cucumbers should keep for a few months in the refrigerator.