Cucumber Salad With Pineapple And Jalapeno Recipe

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Cucumber Salad with Pineapple and Jalapeno

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

This is my favorite cucumber salad. It's really refreshing served with a spicy entree. I do cut back to about 1/2 cup sugar and like to use black sesame seeds to give it another dash of color. From the RSVP section of Bon Appetit magazine.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
sugar
2/3 c
white vinegar
2 Tbsp
water
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
fresh pineapple chunks
1
cucumber, 1/3-inch pieces
1
carrot, peeled, julienned
1/3 c
red onion, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp
jalapeno, seeded, minced
1
head leaf lettuce, leaves separated
1 Tbsp
ssesame seeds, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring first 4 ingredients to boil in heavy small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer until reduced to 2/3 cup, about 4 minutes. Transfer syrup to large bowl and refrigerate until cold.
2
Add pineapple to syrup. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Add cucumber and next 3 ingredients to pineapple mixture; stir to coat. Line plates with lettuce leaves. Spoon salad atop lettuce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian