Fried Cucumbers With Leeks

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Barb G.

This sounds like another good way to use cucumbers, I will be making this soon as we have lots of cucumbers coming out of the garden. Time for letting cucumbers set is include in prep time.

Top Review by sugaree

What a surprisingly delicious combination!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thinly slice the cucumbers and layer on paper towles to absorb the moisture, allow to drain for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Trim off the root end of the leeks and discard; juliienne the white part of the leeks only, discarding the dark green tops; Rinse the leeks in cold water and drain very well.
  3. Heat a large non-stick frying pan and add oil, butter, and cucumbers; Saute over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, tossing ALL the time.
  4. Brown the cucumbers and add the leeks and parsley, saute for 2 to 3 minutes more, until the leeks collapse, add salt and pepper to taste, serve.

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