Japanese Cucumber Salad

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

Adapted from Wolfgang Puck, this has gotten rave reviews! Cook time is marinating time.

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  • 2 cups thinly sliced cucumbers (Japanese, English, or regular)
  • 12-1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (or slightly less honey)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 14 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds


  1. If using English or regular cucumbers, they need to be peeled, cut lengthwise, seeded and sliced into thin half moons.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, salt and pepper, mix well.
  3. Add sugar(or honey), soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil and mix well.
  4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and mix.
  5. Let marinate for 20 minutes before serving.
  6. Adjust seasonings before serving.