Quick Cucumber and Bok Choy "Kimchi"
1 1/2 cups rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp honey
2 large cloves garlic peeled and crushed
1 chopped red chili pepper OR 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
1 head bok choy chopped
1 large cucumber thin half-moon sliced
1 small red onion thin sliced
4 radishes thin sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
1 bunch chopped cilantro
1 tbsp sesame oil
Toss bok choy, cucumber, onion, radish, salt and pepper in a non-reactive bowl (like glass). Mix together vinegar, honey, garlic and chili pepper and bring to a boil. Once boiling, pour over veggies. Toss all ingredients and let cool completely. Add cilantro and sesame oil. Toss again and serve as a side or as a relish with Asian tacos or carnitas.