Scallion-and-Benne Cucumber Noodles

Scallion-and-Benne Cucumber Noodles Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett
Slice the cucumbers just until you reach the seeds, but no farther or the noodles become raggedy. Pair with fish or shrimp.


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


6 large cucumbers
4 teaspoons kosher salt
2/3 cup thinly sliced green onions, green parts only
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon sesame oil
Toasted sesame seeds


1. Peel cucumbers; cut into thin strips using the julienne blade of a mandoline. (Yield should be about 8 cups.) Toss together cucumbers and salt, and drain in a colander 30 minutes.

2. Toss together green onions, next 3 ingredients, and drained cucumbers. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Vivian Howard,

Chef & Farmer, Kinston, NC,

Southern Living

July 2013
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