Japanese Cucumber Salad - Sunomono

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Great Japanese Salad to go with any Japanese, Thai or Chinese meal!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut cucumbers into thin slices. Place in a bowl, and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Let stand at room temperature for 30 mins, or until cucumbers are softened.
  3. Drain, and squeeze out excess liquid.
  4. Combine vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, and ginger in serving bowl.
  5. Add cucumbers, and mix well.
  6. Chill thoroughly before serving.


Most Helpful

I love Cucumber Salad! This was great! I used 1 long seedless English Cucumber, and used my my handy mandolin slicer to get very thin slices. I also used a splash of Mirin, because that's the way my Mom always makes these, also grated toasted sesame seeds on top. Delicious! I will use this recipe often! Made for 1.2.3 Hits

kittycatmom March 08, 2009

Very good, thanks for sharing. Will make again.

fishywitch March 24, 2010

This reminded me of picked ginger . YUM This is so different then any cuke salad I have had and is a definite keeper. Made for 1,2,3 Hit Wonders

wicked cook 46 April 06, 2009

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