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    Thai Cucumber Sauce (Nam Chim Taeng Kwa)

    Thai Cucumber Sauce (Nam Chim Taeng Kwa). Photo by Sue Lau

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Sue Lau's Note:

    A traditional condiment often served with satay and spring rolls.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

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    Directions:

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

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 16, 2010

      55

      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.

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    • on September 02, 2005

      55

      This was so refreshing along with Peanut Chicken Over Rice (#30193), and some leftover 2 days later was still crunchy and much spicier. I added a few very thin-cut slices of sweet onion I had on hand. Reminds me of the Thai restaurant we used have locally. Thanks!

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    • on August 30, 2004

      55

      I have been searching for years for this recipe. I added 1/4 of a small red onion, sliced paper thin. I also added one single, seeded, Thai pepper. It was perfect, took me straight back to my favorite Thai restaurant!

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    Nutritional Facts for Thai Cucumber Sauce (Nam Chim Taeng Kwa)

    Serving Size: 1 (320 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 325.5
     
    Calories from Fat 2
    74%
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1863.3 mg
    77%
    Total Carbohydrate 83.6 g
    27%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 81.4 g
    325%
    Protein 0.6 g
    1%

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