Pickled Daikon Radish

With a crunchy texture and sweet, refreshing flavor, pickled daikon is a great way to elevate any meal! This versatile condiment can go with just about anything- from delicious rice bowls and noodle dishes to salads and sandwiches. Our simple pickled daikon radish recipe makes quick radish pickles that are commonly used in Japanese restaurants, Korean cuisine and so much more.

Daikon Carrots, optional Rice wine vinegar Mirin (sweet sake) Water Sugar Garlic cloves Soy sauce Red chili peppers


Peel the daikon and slice into 1/4 inch circles or thin matchsticks. Do the same with the carrots, if using. Place the daikon in a heat-proof bowl or Mason jar. 

Step One

Add the rice wine vinegar, mirin, water, sugar, garlic cloves, soy sauce, and chili peppers to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir until the sugar dissolves. 

Step Two

Pour the hot brine over the vegetable slices. 

Step Three

When the brine cools, place lids on the jars or cover the bowl and refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours. 

Step Four

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