crunchy cucumber salad

Crunchy Cucumber Salad Recipe

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@rrsuttles

low calorie crunch of the cucumber is enhanced by chopped peanuts.Serve this as a side dish or a topping for grilled fish.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min

Ingredients

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2
englishor other unwaxed cucumbers,chopped into 1/4inch dice about3cups
1 medium
green serrano chile pepper,finely chopped(remove seeds if desired)
1/2 c
raw peanuts(toasted,unsalted ones will also work)
2-3 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
sugar
1/8 tsp
ground cayenne or red pepper
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1/4 tsp
mustard seeds

How to Make crunchy cucumber salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1place cucumbers and pepper in medium bowl.Using coffee grinder or food processor,chop peanuts until reduced to a coarse powder(not too fine,but no big chunks).Add to cucumbers along with lemon juice(to taste),salt,and sugar(to taste)and mix well.
  • 2Sprinkle cayenne in small pile on top of salad.Do not stir in yet.Heat oil in small skillet over high heat.When it begins to smoke,add mustard seeds and cover with a lid or a splatter screen.As soon as the seeds stop sputtering,remove from the heat and carefully pour oil over cayenne.Stir in dressing.
  • 3Note:pouring the hot oil over the cayenne prevents scorching.Be cautious when doing this.
  • 4nutritional info per serving: 152 calories;5 grams protein;7 grams carbohydrates:12.5 grams fat;1.5 grams saturated fat;0mg. cholestrol;2grams fiber;150mg.sodium

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About crunchy cucumber salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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