Peanut Cucumber Salad

recipe
Although this tangy, simply dressed cucumber salad was inspired by a dish the Shaw family enjoyed in a Chinese restaurant, Eva Shaw has found that it complements almost any meal.

Yield:

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Sunset

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 63 %
Protein 3.4 g
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 4.2 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 145 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
About 1/2 teaspoon salt
3 English cucumbers (about 1 1/2 lb. total)
1/2 cup unsalted roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Preparation

1. In a large bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

2. Peel cucumbers, if desired, and slice very thin. Add to dressing and mix to coat. Add more salt to taste and sprinkle with peanuts.

Eva Shaw, Carlsbad, California,

Sunset

July 2002
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