Cool Oriental Cucumber Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by CoolMonday

I put this recipe together from a lot of different sources after trying in vain to find one I really liked. It has a rather delicate flavor, but you can add a little stronger vinegar if you like. I did research to determine if there was a similar one but couldn't find one. My apologies if it is the same as another.

Top Review by Mrs.Jack

DELICIOUS-what a great salad at my Beijing dinner tonight! I mixed the dressing the night before (using hot garlic chili sauce instead of minced garlic and chili paste). Because I wanted to feed a crowd, I added baby spinach and cherry tomatoes. Fast, easy, and lots of flavor-and, everyone loved it! Thank you so much for a great recipe!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For dressing, mix first 8 ingredients in a container and shake well.
  2. Refrigerate for a couple of hours to blend the flavors.
  3. Slice onion very thin and place in ice water for half hour.
  4. Dry onion with paper towels before using.
  5. Peel cucumbers and slice thin.
  6. Place in a bowl, pour on dressing and mix well.
  7. Peel and slice avocado.
  8. Arrange cucumbers (don't pour out the dressing), onion, and avocado individually on a plate (they can be mixed but I like the way they look individually).
  9. Drizzle the remaining dressing on the onion and avocado.
  10. Sprinkle with sesame seeds or peanuts.

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