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Smashed Cucumber Salad


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 red chili, finely sliced [optional]
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced [optional]
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) rice vinegar
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) light soy sauce
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) sesame oil
  • 5ml (1 tsp) caster sugar
  • 2.5ml (1/2 tsp) salt

Instructions

  1. Smash the cucumbers with a rolling pin on a chopping board. After their insides split open, cut into bite-sized pieces and place in a bowl.
  2. Add the chili and onions to the cucumber and mix.
  3. Place the garlic, vinegar, soy sauce, oil, sugar and salt and in a small bowl and stir until everything is more or less incorporated.
  4. Pour the sauce onto the cucumber mixture and stir well.
  5. Serve immediately.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Nutrition

  • Calories: 56
  • Sugar: Sugars
  • Sodium: 433 mg
  • Fat: 1.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.7 g
  • Fiber: Dietary Fiber
  • Protein: 2.1 g