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chinese cucumber salad

Recipe by
Rebecca Rogers
Rochester, MN

" ..the way to make Chinese cucumber side dish is to use either Indian,Japanese, Taiwanese,or Tianjin style cucumbers.the skinnier the crunchier. Kirby's are okay but when you pick them always feel it before you buy. If it's hard and breaks easily,buy it,if soft and rubbery,skip it, do the same with fruit." Anne Lee Some like this dish finished with hot chili oil. This recipe is courtesy of Mikey Chen of Strictly Dumpling on Youtube. Here is the link, so you can watch him demo this recipe & more. Ladies-beware his dimples!

yield 2 serving(s)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For chinese cucumber salad

  • 2
  • 1 Tbsp
    light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3-6 clove
    garlic, minced

How To Make chinese cucumber salad

  • 1
    Mix everything except for cucumber in a big mixing bowl
  • 2
    Cut cucumbers in half and place on chopping board.
  • 3
    Cover with plastic wrap so it doesn't splatter.
  • 4
    Beat or crush cucumber with blunt object like rolling pin or mace. Roughly chop up the pieces.
  • 5
    Mix cucumbers with sauce and chill in fridge for 30 min...then serve.