Spicy Sweet Cucumber Salad

Japanese cucumber salad is cool and refreshing, but with a bit of spice. Enjoy it as a healthy afternoon snack, or as a fresh accompaniment to take-out.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ onion, thinly sliced

Directions

  • In a large shallow container or baking sheet, spread the cucumbers in a single layer and sprinkle with salt. Allow to sit at least 10 minutes. Drain any excess water from the cucumbers.
  • Whisk together the rice wine vinegar, sugar, oil, and red pepper flakes. Pour dressing over the cucumbers, add onions, and toss gently.
  • Allow to sit at least 10 minutes before serving to allow flavors to mingle.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ onion, thinly sliced

Directions

  • In a large shallow container or baking sheet, spread the cucumbers in a single layer and sprinkle with salt. Allow to sit at least 10 minutes. Drain any excess water from the cucumbers.
  • Whisk together the rice wine vinegar, sugar, oil, and red pepper flakes. Pour dressing over the cucumbers, add onions, and toss gently.
  • Allow to sit at least 10 minutes before serving to allow flavors to mingle.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1360mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars16g
Protein2g