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Shieldzini

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Sheildzini is a Japanese cucumber salad. It is very simple to put together, and very delicious. Do not prepare too far in advance as cucumbers become soggy. If the skins are tough or bitter, peel the cucumbers before preparing salad."
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Ingredients

2 h 10 m servings 38 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Cut cucumbers lengthwise, scoop out seeds with a spoon, and slice cucumbers into bite-sized pieces. Transfer to a salad bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together salt, oil, sugar, rice wine vinegar, and soy sauce. Pour over cucumbers, and gently toss. Refrigerate several hours before serving, tossing every now and then.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 38 calories; 1.8 g fat; 5.3 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 742 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

The soy sauce made it a bit different, a scosh more salty then restaurant style - still, a very nice flavor! I did cut the soy sauce amount in half, and added a little bit more sugar and rice v...

Most helpful critical review

I didn't like this. Soy sauce flavor was a little strong; slightly bitter. Wouldn't make it again.

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I didn't like this. Soy sauce flavor was a little strong; slightly bitter. Wouldn't make it again.

The soy sauce made it a bit different, a scosh more salty then restaurant style - still, a very nice flavor! I did cut the soy sauce amount in half, and added a little bit more sugar and rice v...

I would suggest using english cucumbers (fewer seeds) sliced on the diagonal, adding a few green onions sliced on the diagonal...optional but good, and substituting sesame oil for the vegetable ...

Making this I thought, this will be really sour and yukky. But even though I left out the oil (watching my weight) it turned out SOOOO tasty! Really nice, next time I think I'll try a bit of g...

DOn't chill for too long or the cucumber get a little soggy but a great accompliment to oriental food

I love this sooooo good...Thank you,,,

I thought this recipe was excellent! I did not use the salt because I didn't feel it needed it with they soy sauce but other than that, this had the perfect blend. This was so simple yet packed ...

What a great way to serve cucumbers. I didn't add the salt or oil and used an extra teaspoon of sugar. Delicious and very easy

I really enjoyed this. So outside my comfort zone with cucumbers, but a welcome, refreshing and delicious way to change 'em up. Four stars as written only because I was unsure of the salt when ...