Green-bean wasabi pickles

  • 5 Servings
  • 30mPrep Time
  • 30mCook Time
  • 60mReady In
  • Category : Food
  • Subcategory : Salads and vegetables
  • Main Ingredient : green beans
  • Chef : Jill Barron

Tart and refreshing, oshinko or tsukemono, Japanese style pickles, are made from a variety of vegetables, often brilliantly colored and intensely flavored. Most traditional Japanese meals feature some type of pickles, and there are a wide range of styles.


1 pound green beans 1 tablespoon wasabi paste, mixed with water 1-1/2 cups water 3/4 cup rice vinegar 3 teaspoons sugar 3 teaspoons salt


  • Place the green beans in a plastic or glass container.
  • Place the wasabi on top of the beans.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring the remaining ingredients to a boil, remove from heat and pour over the green beans.
  • Place on top a same-size container filled with enough water to weigh down the beans.
  • Let it stand 3 days, then refrigerate.
  • Makes 1 pound pickles.