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Asian Sesame-Cucumber Salad

Asian Sesame-Cucumber Salad

Ingredients (7)

  • 3 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspooncrushed red pepper flakes
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories80
  • Fat4.19g
  • Saturated fat0.64g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs10.23g
  • Fiber1.82g
  • Sugar4.62g
  • Protein2.34g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium575.21mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

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A crisp, refreshing, and quick side salad.

This recipe was featured as part of our Chinese New Year Dishes for Valentine’s Day photo gallery.

Instructions

  1. 1Peel and seed cucumbers and cut on the diagonal into thin slices. Toss the cucumber pieces with kosher salt, transfer to a colander, and let drain for 1 hour.
  2. 2Toast white sesame seeds in a dry skillet until they’re golden brown. Whisk together rice wine vinegar, toasted sesame oil, sugar, and crushed red pepper flakes.
  3. 3Rinse the cucumber slices thoroughly under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels. Toss the cucumbers with the dressing and toasted sesame seeds and serve.
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