Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Sliced, slightly pickled cucumbers are equally good as a refreshing salad or as a condiment. This recipe is reminiscent of French-style cucumbers, but the little added spice makes the difference!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The Salad: Place sliced cucumbers in a shallow dish.
  2. With your hands, mix the salt into the cucumbers.
  3. Cover and let stand for at least thirty minutes.
  4. The Dressing: While the cucumber are marinating, prepare the dressing which consists of water, vinegar, sugar and paprika.
  5. Squeeze out all the juice from the cucumbers AND RINSE WELL to remove excess salt.
  6. Mix the dressing into the cucumbers.
  7. To serve, it's nice to sprinkle the green onions over the cucumbers, if you like.
  8. This will keep for several days in the fridge.


Most Helpful

A wonderful crisp taste of summer! Love the crispness and easy put together. it went perfectly with our grilled teriaki beef skewers, a delightful supper on a beautiful spring evening on the patio, Thanks for posting a real "do again" crisp salad.

Derf May 16, 2010

Crispy, Fresh, easy to make cucumber dish. Made for Summer salad photo event.

Lavender Lynn June 30, 2009

Excellent accompaniment to some sweet/spicey ribs done on the grill today. Another "cucumber keeper"! I used the small Kirby cukes, as they're my fave, and they also have small seeds. I've done cukes in a similar way many times, but I think the paprika added a unique flavor that I'll repeat.

DEEP May 17, 2008

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