Thai Cucumber Salad
Thai Cucumber Salad is the perfect side dish for any occasion. It is incredibly quick and easy to make but packs a serious flavour punch!
- ⅓ cup rice vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 medium red Thai chile pepper finely chopped
- 1 large english cucumber spiral cut or slice
- 2 medium shallots finely diced
- ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes or to taste
Combine rice vinegar, sugar, sesame oil and red Thai chile pepper in a small mixing bowl. Use a whisk to mix the ingredients really well.
In another small bowl, combine the cucumber, shallots and red pepper flakes. Use a wooden spoon to mix well.
Pour liquid mixture over cucumber mixture. Toss until cucumbers are coated well. Place in fridge until ready to serve.
Serve in a bowl or on a platter!
Recipe inspired by Thai Cucumber Salad and Spicy Thai Cucumber Salad from Kraft.
You can add peanuts to this recipe if you like!
In a pinch you can substitute salad dressing and Thai Chili sauce instead of using rice vinegar, sugar and sesame oil. I've done it on occasion and it tastes amazing!!
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Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg