All the wonderful flavour’s of Asia infuse into my crunchy nutty delicious cucumber salad,for any umami lover,a bite into my Asian cucumber salad is a taste of heaven right there.Cucumbers are fresh crunchy and make for healthy snacking,I’d rather bite into a healthy slice of cucumber than chips any day.This recipe jazzes up our humble squash into something that should be illegal not to fall in love with
Cucumbers are lovely,delicious and cheap,it doesn’t end there.Cucumbers are also packed with nutrients and by having my Asian cucumber salad,you are not only taking a trip into flavour heaven but doing your body good in the process.
Cucumbers are good for our brain,fight cancer,fantastic in dealing with inflammations,assist in weight management,boost our cardiovascular health,manage and relieve stress,improve on our digestive health and last but not least cucumbers are full of anti oxidants properties,now how better can this humble vegetable get
My Asian cucumber salad comes with crunchy slices of fresh cucumbers paired will aromatic flavours of Asia in ginger,garlic,chillies,rice wine vinegar and soy sauce for an umami touch.These wonderful combination does go a long way in transforming your normal cucumber salad into an exotic delicious treat.
My Asian cucumber salad is easy and simple to prepare,it can be served as a side on your table,I find this goes so good with pilau also.For those people managing your weight,then this one here is for you,carry it at work and snack on them whenever you feel like munching something,however my Asian cucumber salad is best enjoyed as a condiment in burgers and sandwiches.
Ginger and garlic are a match made in heaven and their flavours do really marry well in this salad,the rice wine vinegar and the lemon juice provide for the acidity while the honey balances off the heat from the chillies,soy sauce is there bringing everything together for an exotic taste and feel to it.
- 3 large English cucumbers(4 cups)
- 1 lemon
- 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- 1 teaspoon garlic
- 1/4 cup coriander
- 1/4 cup red onions
- 2 red chillies
- 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
Rice wine vinegar is milder tasting than most vinegars and can easily be sourced from the Asian section in your supermarket
Thinly slice your cucumbers,red onions and seeded chilli peppers.In a large mixing bowl add in your sliced veggies along with all the other ingredients apart from the sesame oil and seeds
Drizzle in the sesame oil and seeds tossing gently to combine well