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This easy 5-ingredient, Asian-inspired cucumber salad recipe is a great way to enjoy summer's harvest.

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Credit: James Carrier

Recipe Summary

Makes about 6 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Rinse, peel (if desired) and thinly slice 1 English cucumber (12 oz.). In a bowl, mix cucumber with 1 teaspoon salt. Let stand until cucumber is wilted, about 45 minutes. Rinse and drain; squeeze excess liquid from cucumber and return to rinsed bowl.

  • Add 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar, 1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil, 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature or cold.

  • Shortly before serving, sprinkle salad with about 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

51 calories; calories from fat 51%; protein 0.9g; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 0.4g; carbohydrates 6.1g; fiber 0.9g; sodium 96mg.