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Pickled Ginger – Fraiche Dwelling

By no means run out of pickled ginger together with your sushi once more! Whip up this tremendous straightforward Pickled Ginger and hold it readily available within the fridge in case of emergency.

I’m the one that is at all times asking for additional pickled ginger with my sushi order (no less than once I keep in mind, which I typically don’t). I actually can’t get sufficient of it! It was about time I begin making it myself to maintain readily available at dwelling, and am I ever blissful I did.

I’ve pickled onions, beets, cucumbers, carrots and asparagus, however by no means ginger! This was somewhat experiment that turned out splendidly (phew!). To be trustworthy additionally it is so extremely straightforward…

What’s Pickled Ginger

Pickled ginger is served with sushi; the ginger’s spicy, candy and acidic flavour cleanses the palate in between consuming several types of sushi, permitting you to benefit from the style of every piece as if it was your first chew. It’s constituted of thinly sliced ginger root that has been marinated in an answer of sugar and vinegar.

hand picking up picked ginger with tongs

The best way to Pickle Ginger

  1. Prep your substances
  2. Use a mandolin to slice your ginger additional skinny (please watch your fingers!)
  3. Carry the vinegar, sugar and salt combination to a simmer on the range
  4. Pour over your ginger stuffed jars
  5. Refrigerate for two hours +! The longer the time within the fridge, the milder and sweeter the ginger turns into

Some instruments chances are you’ll want:

  • Cooks knife
  • Mandolin
  • Large mouth canning jars (I really like Weck Jars!)
  • Funnel

Methods to make use of Pickled Ginger

In addition to with sushi, pickled ginger has many makes use of (much like how you would use recent ginger slices!). Chop it up finely so as to add right into a stirfry or Asian dish, pour the brine into sauces or salad dressings, stir some slices into cocktails (no ginger beer on your Moscow mule? No downside!).

I really like this ginger on prime of my Tuna Poke Bowls, alongside the Tuna Stacks, and with the Crispy Rice with Candy and Spicy Shrimp.

Need extra pickling recipes? Attempt my well-known Fast Pickled Crimson Onions!

pickled ginger in glass jars

In case you make this recipe, you should definitely tag me on Instagram with the hashtag #fraicheliving or depart a remark/ranking beneath. I might like to understand how you favored it!

xo Tori

Pickled Ginger

fraiche living pickled ginger recipe

Pickled Ginger

By no means go with out ginger together with your sushi once more! Whip up this tremendous straightforward Pickled Ginger and hold it readily available within the fridge.


  • 1 lb ginger root, peeled
  • 1 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Utilizing a mandolin, thinly slide the ginger. Divid the sliced ginger evenly amongst your sterilized jars.

  2. In a small saucepan, mix the rice wine vinegar, sugar and salt. Carry to a simmer over medium warmth, whisking till the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Rigorously pour the recent liquid into every ginger-filled jar, evenly dividing and protecting the ginger. Cowl and refrigerate for no less than 2 hours. It’s going to get milder the longer it sits! Retailer for as much as 1 month within the fridge.

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