How to make delicious crispy lightly salted zucchini in a bag: a quick recipe in 5 minutes
Culinary recipes are especially popular with the modern housewife, thanks to which you can quickly and tasty feed the family. And if the dish turns out to be also healthy, the recipe will become irreplaceable and will forever settle in the hostess's cookbook.
Today we will look at one of these dishes and learn how to cook it. Meet: crispy lightly salted zucchini in a package in 5 minutes.
The content of the article
The peculiarity of the recipe is the speed of cooking. This will not take long. You will spend no more than 5-10 minutes on everything. As a result, there will be a wonderful side dish or appetizer on the table that will delight both you and your loved ones.
Consider a classic recipe for lightly salted zucchini in a package. A portion can be made larger or smaller by increasing or decreasing the weight of the components.
What is needed
For cooking, take:
- 1.5-2 kg of zucchini;
- 1 small bunch of parsley
- 2 tbsp. l. salt;
- 2 tsp Sahara;
- 1 tbsp. l. lemon juice;
- 0.5 tsp ground black pepper.
How to cook
Small, thin-skinned squash is ideal for this dish. Such as in the photo:
Attention! If there are no young vegetables, it doesn't matter. Mature ones will do. Only they will first need to be cleaned of skin and seeds.
We share with you step-by-step cooking instructions:
- Wash the zucchini and cut off the ends.
- Cut the zucchini into slices. It is possible for half rings. Thickness - 3-5 mm.
- Chop the greens with a knife. Parsley will look beautiful if you do not chop it very much, but leave branches about 1 cm long.
- Place all chopped ingredients in a bag. You can use both special food bags for pickling and freezing, and ordinary plastic bags. When pickling, vegetable juice will stand out. To prevent it from seeping through the seams, it is advisable to make the pickling bag double (insert one bag into another).
- Add salt, sugar and black pepper to vegetables. Then squeeze the lemon juice inside the bag.
- Tie the bag and mix the contents, evenly distributing it inside.
- Leave the zucchini slightly salted in the refrigerator for 3-5 hours.
- Take the bag out of the refrigerator and enjoy the crispy, lightly salted zucchini.
Attention! Experienced housewives advise to shake the bag several times while in the refrigerator. This will make the zucchini salted better and more evenly.
The basic version of the dish has many varieties. Let's consider some of them.
With garlic and herbs
In this recipe, add 1 bunch of dill and 5-7 cloves of garlic to the dish. All other ingredients are the same. You can salt according to the recipe or to taste.
Note... The dish looks spectacular if the garlic is cut into thin medium-sized slices.
Zucchini with a bite
In this variation of the quick recipe, vinegar (6-9%) is added instead of lemon juice in 5 minutes. It is diluted to a slightly acidic state with water. From spices and herbs, bay leaves are added - 2-3 pcs., And garlic - 3-5 chopped cloves per serving.
Lightly salted spicy zucchini
The dish differs from the basic recipe in the presence of brine, in which the zucchini is slightly salted (in the basic recipe, in its own juice).
The pickle is prepared from:
- 0.5 l of water;
- 100 g vinegar 9%;
- 30 g salt;
- 35 g sugar.
The brine components are mixed and brought to a boil. Completely cooled brine is added to a bag of zucchini. From the spices put a horseradish leaf chopped into small strips - about 20 g. For piquancy, you can add bitter paprika to the dish to taste.Readiness will come in 6-8 hours.
A similar recipe with cucumbers
Using a similar technology, in addition to zucchini, you can also cook cucumbers in a package.
They are washed, the ends are cut and cut lengthwise into two or four pieces. Put it in a bag. Chopped garlic is also sent there. Dill is preferred from greens. A small bunch is cut and added to the cucumbers. Then the mixture is salted to taste (a little).
Such cucumbers will be ready in 1-2 hours.
The recipe for quick cooking of lightly salted crispy zucchini will appeal to many housewives. Its two main ingredients are zucchini and salt. In some versions of the recipe, herbs are added to the dish, in others - garlic, in others - vinegar.
Try all the options and choose the one that you like. It will take very little time to cook. You just need to cut and mix. You can do it in 5 minutes. Enjoy your meal!