Thai Cucumber Sauce (Nam Chim Taeng Kwa)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

A traditional condiment often served with satay and spring rolls.

Top Review by Pittsburgh68

We love this side dish! I made two additions (1) to the liquid, add 1 tsp+ of Sambal Oilek (ground fresh chili paste) available in your Asian food section. It gives the cukes and nice kick. (2) one medium RED onion. I slice 2 big cukes and 1 red onion paper thin on a mandolin. They absorb the liquid better and taste phenomenal! You will never want American pickles again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place vinegar, water, sugar, and salt in saucepan; heat over medium heat, stirring until sugar and salt dissolve.
  2. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. Pour over cucumber, and sprinkle cayenne pepper on top.
  5. Serve.

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