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Hot and Sour Cucumber Salad


  • Salad

  • 875 g small cucumbers peeled

  • 1 large green chilli dee-seeded and finely sliced

  • 1 large red chilli de-seeded and finely sliced

  • 2 spring onions trimmed and finely sliced

  • Dressing

  • 4 garlic cloves finely clopped

  • 5 cm piece of ginger finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons brown rice vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil


  • Salad:

  • 1.

    Cut cucumbers in half lengthways and then into 5 mm (ΒΌ in) slices on the diagonal.

  • 2.

    In a bowl, combine cucumber with chillies and spring onions.

  • Dressing:

  • 1.

    To make the dressing, combine ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon dressing over salad, toss gently and serve.

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This is really, really good - a new staple.