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Cucumber Sunomono

CHRISTYJ

"A Japanese recipe for cucumbers marinated in vinegar, sugar, salt and ginger. Delicious and simple!"
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 27 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings

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Directions

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  1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and scoop out any large seeds. Slice crosswise into very thin slices.
  2. In a small bowl combine vinegar, sugar, salt and ginger. Mix well. Place cucumbers inside of the bowl, stir so that cucumbers are coated with the mixture. Refrigerate the bowl of cucumbers for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 27 calories; 0.2 g fat; 6.2 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 467 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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First of all, this salad is called "SUNOMONO", not "Sunomo". It's Japanese. I give this recipe 4 stars because it's quite good but I made a few additions that made it 5 stars. I added some th...

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it was so-so. Too sweet.

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First of all, this salad is called "SUNOMONO", not "Sunomo". It's Japanese. I give this recipe 4 stars because it's quite good but I made a few additions that made it 5 stars. I added some th...

Great recipe. Thank you. Some people are so rude! It's called this not that. I added this this and that etc... If people are going to add so much to a recipe, then you are not following the reci...

Delicious and light. I use Mizkan rice vinegar, there are two versions - seasoned and unseasoned. If you use the seasoned variety like I did here, you do not need to add salt or sugar. I simply ...

This was tasty and refreshing. It went great with our main dish, "Japanese Beef Stir Fry," recipe also from this site, and would also be wonderful with sushi. I had something similar at an ex...

Excellent summer salad. Refreshing and light. I omitted the ginger and added some shredded carrot and nori (seaweed). The perfect side dish for our sushi roll dinner. Even my toddler liked t...

This is a standby for a light, palate-cleansing, cooling side to many of the spicy dishes we enjoy at my house. It's not a stand-alone salad though. I sometimes substitute dry ginger (about 3/...

This reminds me of a similar cucumber dish my Mom makes - this one's is just a bit sweeter. My mom also includes thinly sliced red onion in her's - it adds a nice little variety in texture. A ...

it was so-so. Too sweet.

Very good! The only part that takes some time is the cutting of the cucumbers. I omitted the ginger because I did not have any at home, but it still was delicious!