Pickled daikon (Japanese style)

The easiest pickle recipe! Spicy, salty pickled daikon that are the perfect condiment for rice, and meats and even curries!


Units Scale
  • 2 cups daikon (peeled and chopped bite size)

For the marinade:

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ichimi optional (red pepper flakes)


  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the marinade and stir.
  2. Put the daikon in a large tupperware container and pour the marinade over.
  3. Mix well, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 days (up to a week).


These pickles will keep in the fridge for a few weeks.
Drain the marinade when you are happy with the taste.


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