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Cucumber Salad makes a crisp, cool side dish

Asian Cucumber Salad

This cool and crisp cucumber salad makes a great side dish to any meal.
Course Salad
Cuisine Japanese
Keywords cucumber salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 59 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers thinly sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Crushed red pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the sliced cucumbers in a bowl and sprinkle with salt, to taste. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the rice wine vinegar, granulated sugar, sesame oil, cilantro, scallions, garlic, and ginger. Drizzle the mixture over the cucumbers.
  3. Sprinkle salad with sesame seeds and crushed red pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Cucumber Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 59 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 229mg7%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.