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Korean Quick Pickled Radish Recipe


This quick pickled radish recipe is ready in fifteen minutes, and the sweet and salty flavor makes it the perfect side dish. With just four ingredients, you can make this really snappy, crunchy salad that is good with Korean meals and sandwiches.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4


  • 1 Korean radish (moo, mu, daikon)
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp white vinegar


  1. Cut radish into uniform strips or squares.
  2. Sprinkle radish pieces with sugar and salt and toss gently to combine.
  3. Add vinegar, stirring to coat.
  4. Let sit about 15 minutes before serving.

** Just use the 1:1:1 ratio of salt, sugar, and vinegar to the amount of radish you have. This is useful if have very small or very large radishes or if you need to adjust for serving size.

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