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Spicy Thai Cucumber Salad


This recipe is super easy to make and should be combined with the chicken satay and peanut sauce.

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prep time:
15 minutes
cook time:
15 minutes
total time:
30 minutes

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prep time:
15 minutes
cook time:
15 minutes
total time:
30 minutes


  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • Salad:
  • 2 cucumbers, preferably English or hothouse, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 10 fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 fresh chili, preferably red, thinly sliced, or 1 teaspoon ground chili paste
  • 6 fresh cilantro sprigs, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts, for garnish (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon fried shallots (optional)
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  • 1

    Combine the rice wine vinegar, sugar, salt, and water until well blended.

  • 2

    Add the cucumbers, onion, mint, chili, and cilantro and toss well. Let sit for 15 minutes

  • 3

    Garnish with chopped peanuts and serve.

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  • Carine by ,

    I love fresh shallots but I never tried them with chilli. I am interested to try this salad recipe :)

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