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Cucumber Salad with Fire

Updated on January 9, 2013
5 stars from 2 ratings of Cucumber Salad

Japanese-Restaurant Inspired

I love ordering the sunomuno (seaweed) salad and cucumber salad as an appetizer when I'm having sushi and I've always wondered how to make the deliciously sweet, salty, vinegar-y dressing. After some digging around on allrecipes.com (my favorite cooking website) and skimming a few different recipes, I was able to come up with my own version. This was my first attempt ever at making this salad, and not-by-surprise it actually turned out exactly as I hoped. As always, adjust the ingredients according to your liking. I like spicy things, so mine was hot like fire!

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 1 hour 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour 40 min
Yields: Makes 2-4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Cucumber, Sliced like a hotdog then diced thin.
  • 1/4 cup Carrot, Sliced thin.
  • White Vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Minced Garlic
  • Sugar, (just a dash)
  • Sesame Oil
  • Green Onion
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Cilantro
  • Habanero Pepper

Super Easy

  1. Combine all ingredients then set in the fridge for at least 1 hour. The longer it marinades, the better the flavor! The cilantro, green onion, and habanero pepper was grown in our garden (SO CONVENIENT - and future posts on this new hobby of mine coming soon)! And the pepper added A LOT of spice. So spicy it kept my mouth burning for a minute, so next time I won't put all the seeds in. I've been eating this for the past couple days as an appetizer or quick snack. Healthy and refreshing!

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      Kim Anne 

      5 years ago from Texas

      You know I thought about it, and then took SOME pics of us doing it...but didn't get all the pics - will have to do it again!

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      Stephanie Casao 

      5 years ago from San Diego

      Thanks KA Pederson! I saw you have a photo of homemade tortillas. I've always wanted to learn how to make them! Please post the recipe (if it's not secret) on your blog when you can!

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      Kim Anne 

      5 years ago from Texas

      Sounds yummy! Can't wait to try it! Also can't wait to see the pics of your garden! Voted you UP!

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