Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

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Amy Herald

By
@Meave

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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

3
cucumbers
1/4 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
rice vinegar
2 1/2 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 tsp
sesame seeds

How to Make Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash 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.
  • 2In 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