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Sweet Pickled Daikon Takuan

Sweet Pickled Daikon Takuan is a combination of sweet, salty, and tangy. These pickles are crunchy, delicious, and make a perfect rice topping or side dish.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Apple Recipe, daikon, Japanese Udon, pickles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 5 cups
Calories 22kcal


  • Mandoline
  • Vegetable Peeler


  • 3 ½ pounds Icicle Radish (Daikon)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • cup salt
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 1 tsp turmeric


  • Peel daikon. Thinly slice the daikon with a mandoline. Place slices in a big bowl.
  • Mix sugar, salt, vinegar and turmeric and add to the daikon.
  • Cover daikon with sugar mixture and let sit for a couple of hours.
  • Place the Takuan in clean two 8 ounce mason jars and refrigerate.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7612mg | Potassium: 731mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2mg