Crisp Cucumber Salad Recipe

July 18, 2013 3 Comments »
Crisp Cucumber Salad Recipe
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This Japanese inspired cool and crisp Cucumber Salad is as elegant and well balanced as it is simple. Cucumber Salad recipe makes a nice accompaniment to any meal. This is a recipe my mom’s been making since I was a kid.  This salad is gestational diabetes friendly.

Crisp Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • 2 medium cucumbers, or 1 large English cucumber
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted (see Tip)

  1. Peel cucumbers to leave alternating green stripes.
  2. Slice the cucumbers in half lengthwise.
  3. scrape the seeds out with a spoon.
  4. Using a food processor or sharp knife, cut into very thin slices.
  5. Place in a double layer of paper towel and squeeze gently to remove any excess moisture.
  6. Combine vinegar, sugar and salt in a medium bowl, stirring to dissolve.
  7. Add the cucumbers and sesame seeds; toss well to combine.
  8. Serve immediately.


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  1. Dina July 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm - Reply

    great healthy salad!

  2. Devin @ Nom Yum & Free July 30, 2013 at 7:47 am - Reply

    Looks yummy and a perfect way to fight the summer heat!!

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