Peanut Cucumber Salad

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.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

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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


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


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.