Bonchon-style Pickled Daikon Radish

Bonchon-style Pickled Daikon Radish

Bonchon-style 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.

Course Condiments, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword pickled, root vegetables, vegetarian
Servings 6 servings


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


  1. Peel and trim the ends of the daikon radish.

  2. Dice the radish into ½ inch cubes.

  3. 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.

  4. Mix in the radish.
  5. Put radish and liquid in a wide bottomed container (glass baking dish or large Tupperware) and leave overnight at room temperature.

  6. The next morning, cover and place in the refrigerator for about 2 to 3 days before serving.

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