Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Thai Cucumber Salad recipe? Learn how to make Thai Cucumber Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



A great contrast of temperatures and flavors. By Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health. sugar, red pepper flakes, salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic, cucumbers, toasted sesame oil, red onion, fresh lime juice, peanuts cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Thai Cucumber Salad

2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (91319)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 (large) cucumbers, peeled
1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil (101567)
1/2 red onion, sliced into thin half moons (118275)
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, chopped fine (16390)

Recipe Directions for Thai Cucumber Salad

In a small bowl, combine the sugar, hot pepper, salt, black & red pepper and garlic. Mix well and set aside. Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise (if using regular cucumbers, scoop the seeds out) cut each half in 1/4" slices. In a large non-stick skillet heat the Sesame Oil over a medium-hot heat. Add in the cucumbers and red onion. Cook, stirring often about 1 minute, add spices cook 1 minute more then add the lime juice stirring until all the liquid is absorbed. Put the cucumber and onion in a medium bowl and let cool. Let salad sit for at least 3 hours to allow the flavors to mellow. Sprinkle with peanuts before serving.
Categories

Vegetables, Salads, Side Dish, American, Thai, Fry, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 183.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
107
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.4g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
294mg
12%
Potassium
317mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
11.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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