Asian Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

  • 2cucumbers – halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4fresh red chile peppers, sliced
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Put the cucumber slices in a colander and sprinkle with salt; set aside to drain for 1 hour.

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  • Step 2

    Whisk the vinegar and sugar together until the sugar is dissolved; add the sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and sesame seeds; stir.

  • Step 3

    Rinse salt off the cucumber slices by running under cold water; place in a large bowl with the sliced red chile peppers. Drizzle the dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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