Crispy Thai Cucumber Salad

July 10th, 2014 | Posted by Sylvia in Recipes


3 tbsp lime juice or rice vinegar
2 tbsp water
1 tbsp fish sauce
2 tsp granulated sugar
1 large English cucumber, thinly sliced
2 shallots, thinly sliced
1 ½ tsp chopped fresh chilies
2 tbsp chopped roasted peanuts, optional
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves
2 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, water, fish sauce and sugar until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add cucumber, shallots and chilies. Toss together and let stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with peanuts, mint and cilantro.

Makes 4 servings  

FROM THE KITCHEN OF RELISH COOKING STUDIO: Demonstration at the UpTown market on July 10, 2014

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