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Quick pickled cucumbers in a jar

Quick Pickled Cucumber Recipe

Quick pickled cucumbers are the definition of quick and easy. In just two days time, you will have bright and fresh pickles to snack on.
Course Appetizer, Veggetable
Cuisine American, Russian
Keyword cucumbers, pickled
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 15kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 2 lb kirby cucumbers
  • 6 sprigs of fresh dill
  • 1 qt lukewarm water
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 10 garlic cloves


  • Wash and snip off the ends of cucumbers. Rinse dill and clean garlic cloves.
    Cucumbers in a strainer
  • Put dill, salt, garlic into the jar.
    salt, dill and garlic in a jar
  • Fill the jar with cucumbers. Pour water over cucumbers and make sure to bring the water all the way to the top. 
    Quick pickled cucumbers in a jar
  • Cover the jar with a lid and let it sit in a room temperature for 48 hours. Once the cucumbers are pickled, they can be stored in a fridge.
    Quick pickled cucumbers in a jar


Calories: 15kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 2095mg | Potassium: 139mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.3mg