Cool Cucumbers with Hot Pepper

1
Patrice Manning

By
@ladybug77

This is a favorite recipe of my husband, Jim, that he makes for holiday meals, especially Thanksgiving.
It is light and zesty!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
3 Hr

Ingredients

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  • 4
    cucumbers, peeled and then sliced
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or more to taste
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh coriander or 1 tsp ground
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • ·
    chopped red bell pepper or cherry tomato halves for garnish

How to Make Cool Cucumbers with Hot Pepper

Step-by-Step

  1. Put the sliced cucumbers in a colander, add salt and let them drain for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, in a sauce pan, combine water, vinegar, sugar and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Let cool to room temperature.
  3. Toss cucumbers to release additional water and transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add coriander, then the vinegar solution.
    Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  5. Taste for seasoning before serving.
    Add a garnish of peppers or tomatoes, if you like. Enjoy!
    Note: This can be made the night before.

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About Cool Cucumbers with Hot Pepper

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #hot, #cucumbers




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