Japanese-Style Cucumber Salad

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A great side dish to go with your favorite meat dish.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2
english cucumbers
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
rice vinegar
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
pinch of dashi stock granules (optional)
2 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
sesame oil
3-4 Tbsp
toasted sesame seeds
pinch of salt (to taste)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise, and scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon. Cut up the cucumbers into bite-sized pieces.
2
Toast the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan, shaking occasionally, until a few seeds pop. Immediately transfer the seeds to a plate.
3
Mix the lemon juice, vinegar, soy sauce, dashi stock granules and sugar together until the sugar has dissolved. Taste, and add a pinch of salt if you think it needs it. Add the sesame oil.
4
Combine the cucumbers with the dressing and the sesame seeds. Serve right away or leave to marinate in the refrigerator for a stronger flavor.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Dressings
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy