Gingered Cucumber Salad With Scallops

Recipe by chia2160
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • With English cucumbers slice thinly, preferably with a mandoline.
  • With thick cucumbers, peel, halve lengthwise, and scoop out seeds before slicing.
  • Mix vinegar, ginger, sugar and salt, and toss with cucumbers.
  • Let stand for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • (Refrigerate if marinating for more than an hour in warm weather.).
  • Just before serving, drain excess liquid.
  • Put 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet, preferably nonstick, over medium-high heat.
  • Wait a minute, then add scallops or shrimp.
  • Sear for about 2 minutes to a side, then remove to a plate.
  • Turn heat to medium, add remaining oil, onions and turmeric, if you are using it.
  • Cook until onion softens, about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toast sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat until browned and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir onions into cucumbers, top with scallops or shrimp, garnish with sesame seeds, and serve.
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