Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

Amy Herald


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 vote

10 Min


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.

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About Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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