James Carrier
Makes about 6 servings

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

How to Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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

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