Spicy Asian Cucumbers

Dorothy Curtis


We love cucumbers and enjoy trying different salads. We had this and it was a great addition to a stir fry meal we had. Very refreshing and you can make it as spicy as you want by adding more red pepper flakes. I think the hardest thing is getting use to calling cucumbers a fruit when I am posting a recipe for them.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1
    english cucumber
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 2
    sliced scallions
  • 1 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1 pinch
    red pepper flakes

How to Make Spicy Asian Cucumbers


  1. Chop the cucumber and put in a bowl and add the 1 teaspoon of salt. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Drain the cucumbers and toss with the dressing; season with salt if needed.
  4. Top with chopped cilantro if you want.

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About Spicy Asian Cucumbers

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides Fruit Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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