Recipes and Cooking Ginger-Spiced Cucumbers 3.7 (3) Set out these cold cucumbers at a cookout to accompany grilled burgers and baked beans. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kim Cornelison Prep Time: 15 mins Marinate Time: 30 mins Total Time: 45 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¼ cup seasoned rice vinegar ¼ cup mirin (sweet cooking rice wine) ¼ cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 large English cucumber (about 12 oz.), peeled if desired, and thinly sliced ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion Directions In a medium bowl combine rice vinegar, mirin, brown sugar, and ginger. Stir in cucumber and onion slices. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Serve with a slotted spoon. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 115 Calories 30g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 115 % Daily Value * Sodium 173mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 30g 11% Total Sugars 27g Protein 1g Vitamin C 4.7mg 24% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 189mg 4% Folate, total 12.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.