Shibazuke is a type of Japanese pickle that is eaten as a side dish, appetizer, or relish. It is a popular accompaniment for Japanese curry or white rice. Shibazuke is made with cucumber, eggplant, and red shiso to yield a vibrant purple color with a savory, aromatic flavor and distinctive crunchiness. Eat it as-is or use it to add texture and flavor to stir-fry dishes.
Ingredients: Cucumber, eggplant, myoga, ginger, perilla leaves, water, salt, sugar, hydrolyzed corn protein, vinegar, amino acid, monosodium glutamate, citric acid, malic acid, potassium alum, cabbage red, radish red, potassium sorbate.