Salad #43 – Easy Thai Cucumber Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Thai
  • 4 mini cucumbers sliced (or one large)
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • squirt sriracha sauce or ½ jalapeno
  • 4 stalks cilantro
  • chopped peanuts for topping
  1. Place the cucumbers in a strainer and mix with the salt. Leave them in the sink for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Rinse with cold water and dry gently with paper towels and place in a bowl.
  3. Whisk the vinegar and sugar until dissolved.
  4. Toss the cucumbers, vinegar mixture, sriracha and cilantro together.
  5. Serve topped with peanuts.
  6. Toss the cucumbers with the salt in a colander, and leave in the sink to drain for at least 30 minutes. Rinse with cold water, then drain and pat dry with paper towels.
  7. Whisk together the sugar and vinegar in a mixing bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cucumbers, jalapeno peppers, and cilantro; toss to combine. Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top before serving.
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