Intro: Spicy Cucumber Salad
This sweet and sour Thai style spicy cucumber salad is really delicious and refreshing!
Cucumbers - 700 grams
1 Red or white onion
½ Green hot pepper
Cilantro - a few sprigs
Mint - a few sprigs
Salt - 1 teaspoon
Sugar - 50 grams
Rice vinegar - 60 milliliters
Get the recipe with American measures here
Combine 50 grams of sugar, 1 teaspoon of salt and 60 ml of rice vinegar in a saucepan. Stir and warm up until the sugar dissolves.
Cut the cucumbers into 3 mm (1/8 inch) thick long slices.
Thinly slice 1 red onion. Mince ½ hot pepper; roughly chop a few sprigs pf cilantro and a few mint leaves. Combine in a bowl. Pour the vinegar mixture over the salad and marinade for half an hour.
Drain and transfer to salad bowl, garnish with mint, serve and enjoy! You might like our Asian style salad.