Crispy Cucumber Salad

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Prep Time: 
10 minutes prep time
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4
Recipe Source: 

From Complete Book of Thai Cooking by Linda Stephen

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp lime juice or rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 large English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh red chilies, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

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

Per serving: 55 Calories, 2 g Protein, 8 g Carbohydrates, 1 g Fiber, 2 g Total fat (1 g mono, 1 g poly), 350 mg Sodium