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Get ready to step outside the icebox with our recipe for Miso Glazed Cucumbers. 3 flavorful ingredients and a sauté pan is all it takes. Creamy butter and savory miso paste melt together to create a rich umami glaze for mild sweet chunks of cucumber. A common ingredient in Asian cuisine, cucumbers retain a slight crunch when cooked and make a great addition to stir-fry’s or as a side dish.  Get cooking and sauté a side of Miso Glazed Cucumbers today!


  • 3 small cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp white miso paste
  • Good pinch of salt
Main Ingredient(s): Cucumbers


  • Wash and peel cucumbers. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise. Remove seeds, a teaspoon works great for this. Cut in half again length wise to create spears. Cut spears into 1 inch chunks.
  • Put cucumber chunks in a medium bowl, add salt and toss. Set aside for 10-15 minutes. Salting will draw some of the moisture from the cucumber.
  • Separate cucumbers from extracted liquid.
  • Melt butter in skillet over medium heat, add miso and stir for a minute or two.
  • Increase heat to medium-high, add cucumbers and gently toss for 3-5 minutes. Miso and butter will combine to coat cucumbers. Cucumbers will brown slightly.
  • Serve hot.
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Published On: March 11, 2024