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Sweet and Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"This salad is a refreshing side to spicy Thai food. I prefer it without hot peppers or peanuts since its major purpose for me is refreshment. It's especially quick to make if you can slice the cucumbers and onions in a food processor."
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1 h 10 m servings 79
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Whisk sugar, hot water, white vinegar, and salt in a bowl until sugar has dissolved. Stir cucumber and onion into the sauce. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to soften the texture of the vegetables and reduce pungency of the onion.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 79 calories; 0.1 20.1 0.5 0 390 Full nutrition

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This recipe is amazing, just amazing! Simple, easy, quick, yet beautiful and delicious. If you can refrigerate longer than an hour it's better. Any changes are strictly preference. Personally, I...

Delicious but the picture shows tomatoes, which I included. Either way I am sure it's a great refresher.

I've made this recipe but I also add fresh dill weed to the mix.

This is just like the cucumber salad at my favorite sushi restaurant I only modified the measurement of water 1/2 c hot , 1/2 c sugar and half cup rice vinegar . I also added 1/2 T of crushed ...

Tasty, cool, and refreshing for summer!

I love this recipe! I use 1/4 c water and sugar and 1/2 c vinegar because I like the tartness. Yum!

Simple, refreshing and super easy. (I left the peel on the cucumber, so even easier than the recipe.) I made some changes based on previous reviews and my own tastes. First, I started with 1/2 c...

This tasted just like the salad served in my favorite Thai restaurant! I loved it! I added some thinly sliced red bell pepper to mine and it made it not only colorful, but added some depth of fl...

First batch I too thought it was a little sweet. I made a second batch and followed recipe exactly but added a pinch of cayenne pepper. This took away some of the sweetness and gave it a little ...