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Spicy Cucumber Salad

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Spicy Cucumber Salad

 

Ease of preparation rating: Easy
Yield: 4 servings

 

Ingredients:

For the cucumbers:

1 cucumber

Salt

 

For the dressing:

2 limes, juice

2 teaspoon (10 ml) fish sauce

¼ cup (60 ml) vegetable oil

½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) chili flakes

1 tablespoon (15 ml) sugar

1 tablespoon (15 ml) honey

 

For the salad:

1 cup (240 ml) bean sprouts

1 small red onion, julienned

 

Garnish:

Cilantro

Mint

Peanuts, crushed

 

Method:

For the cucumber:

Slice cucumber into thirds, and peel into ribbons lengthwise. Place onto sheet pan, sprinkle with salt and let it sweat for five minutes.

For the dressing:

In a bowl combine lime juice, fish sauce, vegetable oil, chili flakes, sugar, and honey.

For the salad:

In a large bowl, mix cucumbers, red onion, and bean sprouts. Dress and toss.

To serve:

Garnish with cilantro, mint, and peanuts.

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