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Tiger Salad

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"This is a popular salad from Northern China that's gaining popularity in the United States. Toss in peanuts, shrimp, or tofu for some protein."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 54
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and gently scrape out seeds with a spoon. Cut each half crosswise into 2-inch pieces. Cut each piece lengthwise into thin, uniform strips and transfer to a bowl. Toss cucumber with 1 teaspoon salt and let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut green onions and bell peppers into thin, uniform strips, about 2 inches long.
  3. Transfer cucumber to a fine-mesh sieve, rinse, and drain well. Whisk together vinegar, sesame oil, crushed red pepper, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add cucumber, green onions, bell peppers, and cilantro, and toss well.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 54 calories; 3.7 4.9 1.3 0 495 Full nutrition

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This is a tasty and refreshing salad - and very attractive! As written it was not sufficiently spicy for my taste. I used black pepper instead of salt, added toasted sesame seeds, and used a ful...

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7.20.18... https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/247246/tiger-salad/ ... 'Not much to this tastewise. 'Only change was 1c cilantro, not 2. Two cups of cilantro is a lotta cilantro vs the amount of...

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This is a tasty and refreshing salad - and very attractive! As written it was not sufficiently spicy for my taste. I used black pepper instead of salt, added toasted sesame seeds, and used a ful...

Saw this featured in this month's Allrecipes magazine and decided to try the recipe. It was so simple with a short ingredient list, and easy to make, yet very flavorful. Love all the cilantro!...

This was delicious. Very fresh and bright taste from the cilantro. I didn't have green peppers but used a trio of smaller red, orange, and yellow pepper. I served it with grilled salmon

7.20.18... https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/247246/tiger-salad/ ... 'Not much to this tastewise. 'Only change was 1c cilantro, not 2. Two cups of cilantro is a lotta cilantro vs the amount of...

I used a bag of mini red and yellow peppers.....

It is a very good salad as is but with some changes... WOW!! I cut the cilantro to about 1/2 cup, added Garlic, Cumin, minced onion, 1 tsp agave nectar and a dash or two of Cayenne pepper inste...

Delicious and light! Followed recipe exactly. Thanks so much for sharing.

My husband made this last week! We liked it so much I am making it again tonight for a dinner party!! Wonderful play on flavors!

Made this at Christmas -- the colors were perfect. My family raved about the delicious, fresh taste. Looks like this will be the newest addition to the traditional menu and a permanent rotation....