Sesame Cucumber Salad

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

n/a

Serves:

6 Servings

Category:

Side Dish

About the Recipe

Sesame Cucumber Salad is light, refreshing, and vibrant in flavor. It's the perfect summer side dish or companion to any Southeast Asian inspired meal.

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • ½ teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 large cucumbers

  • 3 green onions

  • ¼ cup chopped peanuts

Preparation

Step 1


In a small bowl, combine the rice vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, crushed red pepper, and salt. Set the dressing aside.


Step 2


Peel and slice the cucumber using your favorite method. Place the sliced cucumbers in a large bowl.


Step 3


Chop the peanuts into smaller pieces. Slice the green onions.


Step 4


Add the peanuts, green onions, and dressing to the sliced cucumbers. Stir to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat. Give the salad a brief stir before serving to redistribute the dressing and flavors.




Recipe sourced from BudgetBytes.com.