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Cucumber Salad makes a crisp, cool side dish

Asian Inspired Cucumber Salad

This cool and crisp cucumber salad makes a great side dish to any meal.
4.88 from 8 votes


  • 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


  • Place the sliced cucumbers in a bowl and sprinkle with salt, to taste. Set aside.
  • 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.
  • Sprinkle salad with sesame seeds and crushed red pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.


Calories: 59kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 3g, Sodium: 4mg, Potassium: 229mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 200IU, Vitamin C: 5mg, Calcium: 43mg, Iron: 0.7mg
Keywords cucumber salad