How to Pickle Cucumbers

Find out how to pickle cucumbers with Sarson's easy pickling recipe. Get inspired by our many mouth-watering recipes using vinegar.

Make this using Sarson’s Malt Vinegar.


  • ½ a cucumber
  • 1 shallot, peeled
  • 1 sprig Dill, chopped
  • 1tbsp granulated sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 150ml malt vinegar
  • 1tsp whole mustard seeds

How to make it

  1. Slice the cucumber and shallot very finely and layer in a 200ml jar and scatter with the dill.
  2. In a jug combine the sugar, salt, vinegar and mustard then pour over the cucumber.
  3. Seal the lid and leave in the fridge overnight before serving. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks.

Lots more Sarson’s stuff

The Sarson’s Range

From delicious pickling blends to classic malt, explore our famous range of malt and distilled vinegars and discover how they can improve your dishes.

Our range

Sarson’s Recipes

From pickling, to marinades, to salsa and chutney recipes, our delicious selection of recipes use the finest ingredients with Sarson’s to lift any meal.