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Thai Cucumber Salad

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"This sweet and tangy summer salad of cucumber, cilantro, and peanuts with just a hint of heat is always a hit at picnics and potlucks since it doesn't need to be refrigerated and you're pretty much guaranteed to be the only one bringing this dish!"
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Ingredients

45 m servings 238 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Toss the cucumbers with the salt in a colander, and leave in the sink to drain for 30 minutes. Rinse with cold water, then drain and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Whisk together the sugar and vinegar in a mixing bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cucumbers, jalapeno peppers, and cilantro; toss to combine. Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 238 calories; 9.4 g fat; 37.1 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 1751 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was just like the restaurant's peanut cucumber salad that I always order. The only difference is that they also serve it with some shredded carrots and chopped red onion which I added. It...

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I have no regrets for trying this, but I don't plan on making it again. Even cutting back on the sugar (I used Splenda) and vinegar this was still a little too sweet and tangy for me. The peanu...

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This was just like the restaurant's peanut cucumber salad that I always order. The only difference is that they also serve it with some shredded carrots and chopped red onion which I added. It...

This was tasty. I made this in advance and the cucumber shed all the water so it really had a lot of liquid in it. next time I'll remember to assemble it shortly before I eat it.

I recently helped my date make this salad for dinner and it turned out amazing. The salad is very easy to make and the flavors are very refreshing. If you’re looking for a simple salad give th...

I have no regrets for trying this, but I don't plan on making it again. Even cutting back on the sugar (I used Splenda) and vinegar this was still a little too sweet and tangy for me. The peanu...

This was very good! The mix of flavors was wonderful. We really liked the cilantro and jalapeno in this. Great way to use up home grown cukes! Thanks for sharing.

This wasn't bad but I wasn't completely satisfied (I'd probably give it a 4.5 if that was an option). I think it might be helpful for the cucumbers to be sliced into strips in order for the flav...

Being 100% thai and eating real home cooked Thai food at home and in Thailand this recipe is pretty accurate how ever instead of jalapeño peppers try dry Thai chili flakes or if you don't have i...

I've made this few times already. This salad was delicious and it did taste like something from a Thai restaurant. First time I made this, I only used 1 cucumber so I used 1/8 cup each of suga...

This was sooo good! I added fresh basil and crushed red pepper!