Agurkesalat (Cucumber Salad)

AGURKESALAT – Danish name

Dissolve sugar in heated water.
Blend in vinegar and set aside to cool.

1/3 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup white vinegar

Use for 1 medium cucumber

Peel and slice very thin, then layer in colander with salt.
Add weight to press out liquid.
Let stand for about 2-3 hours.

1 Med. Cucumbers
2-3 tsp Salt

Drain, do not rinse. Add solution to cover and let stand one hour or over night refrigerated.

This is a quick, simple traditional Danish Scandinavia smørrebrød garnish. If cucumbers are not tough skinned, you can wash and score lengthwise with a fork, before thinly slicing, to add color to the garnish.

14 October 2009

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