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Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium-sized cucumbers
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (optional)
  • Chopped green onions for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Cucumbers:
    • Peel the cucumbers if the skin is tough or if you prefer.
    • Cut the cucumbers into the shape in the picture or as you want
  2. Make the Dressing:
    • In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, grated ginger, and minced garlic until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Combine Ingredients:
    • Place the cut cucumber pieces in a bowl.
  4. Toss with Dressing:
    • Pour the dressing over the cucumber pieces and toss to ensure all pieces are coated evenly.
  5. Chill and Marinate:
    • Cover the bowl and let the salad chill in the refrigerator for at least 15-30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Garnish and Serve:
    • Before serving, garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions if desired.

This Asian Cucumber Salad with cylindrical cucumber pieces is a crisp and flavorful side dish that adds a refreshing element to your meal. Enjoy!

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