Thai Cucumber Salad

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chicagoland Chef du

Our neighbor got this recipe from his fave Thai restaurant. It is so light and refreshing and perfect to serve as a side dish with any Asian dinner. Be sure to use a dried chili pepper to add some heat.

Top Review by Alia55

This is wonderful. Very crisp! The heat in it was perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 small cucumbers, seedless, peel on, cut into fourths lengthwise, then slices
  • shallot, peeled and slice thin
  • 1 Thai red chili pepper, dried chili pepper, cut into small strips, adds heat


  1. In a small pan over medium heat, bring mixture of water, sugar, vinegar, and salt to a boil. Set aside to cool.
  2. Pour over cukes, shallots and chili pepper. Serve.

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