Thai Cucumber Salad

thai cucumber salad

Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

If you have 15 minutes, you can easily whip up this flavorful Thai cucumber salad for a weeknight dinner! Better yet, make it in advance, it stores well in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. (And though this recipe is simple, it is delicious and pretty enough for company!)  Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

For the salad

1 large English cucumber
4 green onions
1/4 cup cilantro

For the dressing

1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 Tbsp sugar (or 1 Tbsp Stevia)
1 tsp toasted sesame oil
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 garlic clove, minced

thai cucumber salad

DIRECTIONS

SALAD: Slice cucumbers in thin rounds, no wider than 1/4 inch.  Slice the green onions thinly. Chop the cilantro. Toss it all together.

DRESSING: Whisk together all dressing ingredients until sugar is dissolved.

Drizzle the dressing over the cucumber/onion/cilantro mixture and gently toss.

Serve and enjoy!

 

Optional: Add a handful of chopped peanuts for crunch!

 

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