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overhead view of Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad in bowl with serving spoon

Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad


  • Author: Lexi
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This refreshing cucumber salad with spicy, salty and gingery Asian dressing is cooling and welcome any day of the summer. 


Ingredients

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  • 2 large cucumbers or 6 mini, sliced thinly
  • 1 small shallot, minced or thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro and green onion for topping

Instructions

  1. Combine shallot, rice vinegar, tamari, coconut sugar, chili garlic sauce, sesame oil, minced ginger, minced garlic and salt in a jar or small bowl. 
  2. Add sliced cucumbers to a large serving bowl, top with dressing and toss. Top with chopped cilantro and green onions for garnish. 
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: Asian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Bowl
  • Calories: 78
  • Sugar: 2.5 g
  • Sodium: 862.8 mg
  • Fat: 6.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: spicy cucumber salad