Cool Cucumbers with Hot Pepper

Patrice Manning

By
@ladybug77

This is a favorite recipe of my husband, Jim, that he makes for holiday meals, especially Thanksgiving.
It is light and zesty!


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

3 Hr

Ingredients

4
cucumbers, peeled and then sliced
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
water
1/2 c
white vinegar
1/2 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper, or more to taste
1/4 c
chopped fresh coriander or 1 tsp ground
salt to taste
chopped red bell pepper or cherry tomato halves for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put the sliced cucumbers in a colander, add salt and let them drain for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
2
Meanwhile, in a sauce pan, combine water, vinegar, sugar and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Let cool to room temperature.
3
Toss cucumbers to release additional water and transfer to a bowl.
4
Add coriander, then the vinegar solution.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
5
Taste for seasoning before serving.
Add a garnish of peppers or tomatoes, if you like. Enjoy!
Note: This can be made the night before.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #hot, #cucumbers