Pickled June Plums

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Vietnamese pickled june plums (trai coc) is one of my favorite treat. It’s one of my cravings when I was pregnant with baby Ethan.


  • about 4 dozens June plums (trai coc)
  • 1 Tbsp salt with 1.5 liter of water
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp homemade Thai chili paste

Note: My homemade Thai chili paste is 1 part blended Thai chilies with 1/3 part vinegar. I always have a jar handy.

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1.  Wash and skin the june plums.   Submerge the june plums in a bowl of water with salt.

2.  Soak the june plums in salted water for an hour.  Then strain and air dry or pat dry with a paper towel.

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3.  Place june plums in an air tight container and mix with fish sauce, sugar, vinegar, and Thai chili paste.   Keep refrigerated and pickle it for at least one day.  Enjoy!



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