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sunomono (japanese cucumber salad)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This is a cool and tangy salad that can compliment any Asian themed meal. Especially with things like Tempura or other dishes that don't already include a substantial amount of vegetables. Also very quick and simple to make!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For sunomono (japanese cucumber salad)

  • 3
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    sesame seeds

How To Make sunomono (japanese cucumber salad)

  • 1
    Wash cucumbers and peel if desired. (I peel stripes on mine.) Slice cucumbers paper thin using a mandolin. Stir in salt, and let it sit for 5 minutes. Squeeze water out from cucumbers.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, mix rice vinegar, sugar, and soy sauce together until sugar dissolves. Add vinegar mixture and sesame seeds to prepared cucumbers and toss gently.