Spices for healthy living

Aleppo Spiced Persian Cucumbers

YIELD: 8 servings        PREP TIME: 8 min          



  • 12 medium Persian Cucumbers
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Aleppo Pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice



Slice each cucumber lengthwise into 4 pieces. In a large bowl combine the vinegar, salt, sugar, and Aleppo Pepper flakes. Add the sliced cucumbers to the vinegar marinade and toss well. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 1-6 hours. Toss the cucumbers in the vinegar mixture 1 time while they are marinating.

When the cucumbers have reached the desired flavor intensity, toss with 2 tablespoons chopped dill and 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Adjust their flavor by seasoning with additional salt or other ingredients as desired before serving.


 Aleppo Pepper Flakes