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Bonchon-style Pickled Daikon Radish

Pickled daikon radish
Spicy chicken making you tear up? Try this. Inspired by Bonchon's delicious pickled radish they serve with their fried chicken – spicy and mild alike – this daikon will cool your mouth and makes a great snack too.
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Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 large daikon radish
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Peel and trim the ends of the daikon radish.
  • Dice the radish into ½ inch cubes.
  • Mix ⅓ cup of white vinegar, ⅓ cup of water, and ⅓ cup of white sugar, and 1 tsp of salt in a mixing bowl until the sugar and salt dissolves.
  • Mix in the radish.
  • Put radish and liquid in a wide bottomed container (glass baking dish or large Tupperware) and leave overnight at room temperature.
  • The next morning, cover and place in the refrigerator for about 2 to 3 days before serving.
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