Cucumber Namasu Recipe
4 x Cucumbers
1 1/4 tbs Salt
1/3 cup Sugar
1/3 cup Rice wine vinegar
1 1/4 tsp Grated fresh ginger root
1/3 tsp Salt or to taste
* Prepare the cucumbers by slicing them in half. Remove the seeds if they are large. Slice in thin diagonals. Sprinkle with 1 1/4 tablespoon of salt and place in a bowl. Let stand for 20 minutes.
* Rinse, drain and remove excess water by putting the cucumbers in a kitchen towel and squeezing out the water. Combine the sugar, vinegar, remaining salt and the ginger. Pour over the cucumbers and chill.