Japanese Cucumber Salad
- 2 cucumber Japanese cucmbers
- salt to taste
for the dressing
- 1.5 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1/2 tbsp sugar raw sugar/ any variety is ok
- 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
- 1 tbsp Toasted sesame seeds white or black
Wash the cucumbers and slice them thin.
You could use as thin long ribbons or as round cuts
Add in the salt and let it sit for 5 minutes
Squeeze out the water from the cucumbers after 5 minutes
In a small mixing bowl mix together the rice vinegar, soy sauce and sugar
Add in the cucumbers and toss well.
Sprinkle the sesame seeds
The recipe is ready.
Optionally you can toss in a few basil, mint or other herbs into the salad.
Japanese cucumbers are thin and long without much of the seeds in the core.
Serving: 100gCalories: 51kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.004gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.003gSodium: 699mgPotassium: 204mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6g