Cucumber & Sesame Salad

This cucumber salad is light and the perfect addition to any Asian dish or even as a side dish with grilled meats.

Cucumber & Sesame Salad

YIELD: 5 servings

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

COOKING TIME: 5 minutes

  • 2 medium cucumbers – sliced very thinly
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • Crushed red pepper flakes to taste

Slice cucumbers and place on a paper towel to remove some of the moisture.

In a medium bowl, whisk together all other ingredients and add cucumbers. Stir to coat. Taste and add more crushed red pepper flakes if desired.

The salad may be made up to 4 hours ahead of serving but should be served the day it is made. Best served chilled.