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Zalatta (cucumber salad)
From: amanda

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • malt vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped ginger
  • 1 dessertspoon parsley
  • 1 chopped green chili
Peel and slice as finely as possible 1 cucumber.
Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of salt and allow to sweat for a while.
Squeeze dry and cover with malt vinegar, add 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped ginger, 1 dessertspoon parsley, 1 chopped green chili (optional).
Rest for at least an hour.

Zalatta can keep for a long time if stored in a cool place and provided the ingredients remain covered with vinegar.