Simple Asian Cucumber Salad
This easy Asian salad is slightly sweet, tangy, and super crunchy.
Mandolin or sharp knife
Colander or strainer
- 2 English cucumbers medium
- ¼ cup rice vinegar
- 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon salt plus extra
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds toasted
Wash cucumbers. Slice very thin using a mandolin or knife. Sprinkle with salt and mix well.
Place in colander or strainer. Set in the sink to drain for 30 minutes.
Whisk together rice vinegar, sesame oil, and syrup in a medium bowl to create dressing.
Gently squeeze sliced cucumbers dry with paper towel or clean kitchen towel. Add to bowl with dressing and toss to combine.
Season with additional salt to taste and garnish with sesame seeds.
Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1171mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg