Cucumber Aeru

Cucumber Aeru Recipe

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Perry Whisman


I started growing cucumbers in the garden this year and needed a quick and new way to enjoy the fresh flavors. I also like to mix in some rice noodles for a different twist. It goes really well with just about anything you pack up for a picnic. It will keep in the fridge for up to two weeks.


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4 to 6
15 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 large
  • 1/3 c
    rice vinegar
  • 3 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh ginger - minced
  • 1/3 c
    pickled ginger - cut in thin strips
  • 1/2 c
    chopped peanuts - for garnish

How to Make Cucumber Aeru


  1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Cut crosswise into thin slices
  2. in a bowl, combine vinegar,hoisin,sugar,salt and fresh ginger, mix well. Add cucumbers, coat well with the mixture. Cover and place in the fridge for at least 1 hour to chill and marinate flavors.
  3. Toss again and add pickled ginger and crushed nuts to taste.

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About Cucumber Aeru

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #cucumber, #salad, #asian

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