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Quick and Easy Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A chilled sesame salad of spiralized cucumber. It reminds me of the seaweed salad you get at Japanese restaurants, but just cucumbers."
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45 m servings 66
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Cut cucumbers into long, thin noodle shapes using a spiralizer set to the thinnest setting.
  2. Place cucumber noodles in a fine-mesh strainer set over a bowl. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and toss until combined. Let cucumber stand until moisture is drawn out, about 30 minutes.
  3. Whisk rice vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and sugar together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved. Add cucumber; toss gently until coated. Season with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 66 calories; 3.7 8 1.2 0 958 Full nutrition

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This was good and got better as it sat. It was light, had great texture, and was the perfect side for my Asian themed meal. I left a little of the peel on the cucumber for color but other than t...

This was delicious and I wish I had doubled the recipe. I used regular cubes and sliced them thinly. I added fresh minced garlic to my sesame oil. Everyone loved it.

Good and easy with a nice Asian flavor. Lots of liquid in the bottom

Good sesame flavor, not too strong of a vinegar taste. I'll use this recipe a lot, it's wonderful! Thank you!