1 medium English cucumber

1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar

1/4 cup water

3 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup thinly sliced radish



Halve cucumber lengthwise, then slice crosswise 3/4 inch thick.

Bring vinegar, water, sugar, and salt to a boil in a saucepan, then cool to room temperature.

Combine cucumber, radish, and vinegar in a bowl and chill, covered, until cold.

Drain vegetables before serving.