Free Pickle Recipe - Pickled Celery
Recipe from picklethis.com
6 Celery stalks
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Sugar
3 dr Sesame oil; more or less
1. Remove leaves, tough ends and stringy portions of celery stalks; then cut in 1-inch sections. (If stalks are wide, cut lengthwise in half first.) Blanch to soften slightly. Place in a bowl.
2. Combine soy sauce, vinegar, salt, sugar and sesame oil. Add to celery and toss.
3. Refrigerate, covered, only to chill (about 20 minutes).
NOTE: If the celery is young and tender, blanching isnt necessary.
VARIATIONS: Before step 2, add any of the following to the celery:
ABALONE: 1/2 cup canned, either slivered or cut in strips. Omit the vinegar; double the soy sauce.
CHICKEN: 1 cup cooked, either slivered or cut in strips. Omit the vinegar.
SHRIMP: 1/4 cup, cooked and minced. Omit the sugar.
WALNUTS: 1/2 cup, shelled and blanched.