Pickled Cucumbers

Pickled Cucumbers are a delicious condiement to be enjoyed with salads, in sandwiches or with freshly baked fish.  This recipe makes pickling cucumbers easy and fun!

Makes 2 x 0.35L Litre Kilner ® Clip Top jars or 1 x 0.5 Litre Kilner ® Preserve jar.

Ingredients and Method


  • Half a Cucumber
  • 1 Shallot, peeled
  • 150ml Sarsons Malt Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp Whole Mustard Seeds
  • 1 sprig of Dill, chopped
  • A pinch of Salt


  1. Slice the cucumber and shallot very finely and layer in a Kilner® Clip Top jar. Scatter with the dill.
  2. In a jug combine the salt, sugar, salt, vinegar and mustard seeds then pour over the cucumber ensuring you leave 1.5cm headspace.
  3. Wipe the rim of your Kilner® jar and seal. Process your Kilner® jars.
  4. Allow to mature for 4 weeks in a cool and dry place.

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