Pickled daikon (Japanese style)

pickled daikon

This is an easy umami packed Japanese Style Pickled Daikon recipe that pairs beautifully with a bowl of rice or that can be enjoyed as a snack or a flavor booster for sandwiches.


Units Scale
  • 2 cups daikon, peeled and chopped bite size

Pickling liquid:

  • 3 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Japanese light soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed


  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the pickling liquid and stir.
  2. Put the daikon in a large tupperware container and pour the pickling liquid over.
  3. Mix well, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 days and for up to 1 week for a more intense flavor. When you are happy with the taste, get rid of the pickling liquid. 


Keep the pickles in a glass jar or airtight storage container for up to 3 weeks.


Keywords: Tsukemono

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