Easy Chinese Cucumber Salad
Chinese Cucumber Salad is an easy side dish that takes just 5 minutes to make! Serve alongside stir-fry, noodles, braised-meats or spicy deep fried treats.
- 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
- 2 tsp sugar
- 2 tbsp canola oil
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 1 small red onion thinly sliced
- 2 inches fresh ginger peeled and sliced
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 2 garlic cloves peeled and sliced
- 1.25 lbs cucumbers peeled
- 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
- 3 tbsp cilantro chopped
To prepare the dressing, whisk together vinegar, sugar, canola and sesame oil in a medium bowl.
Add sliced red onion, mix well and leave aside to marinate for at least an hour.
Place the ginger, garlic and salt in a food processor and blitz.
Use a spatula to scrape the ginger and garlic mixture into the onion dressing marinade. Stir together.
Cut cucumbers lengthwise in half, then cut each half into 1/4 inch thick slices. Add the sliced cucumber to the bowl, followed by sesame and cilantro. Stir well and let rest in the fridge for 15 minutes before serving.
Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 5.7g | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg