Recipe by Kris10 in CA
"This refreshing salad goes well with fish or chicken. It makes any heavy meal feel lighter with its crisp, light flavors -- definitely a favorite in our family."
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distilled white vinegar
crushed red pepper flakes
cucumbers - halved, seeded, and sliced
finely chopped red onion
roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
chopped fresh cilantro
chopped fresh mint
chopped roasted peanuts
fresh mint sprigs
I was missing the tomatoes but otherwise made the recipe as written. Delicious. I was surprised to find this tasted very similar to the dipping sauce the now-closed Thai restaurant by my parents house use to serve with their satay (with more sauce and less veggies). I can't wait to share the recipe with them!
Had high hopes but this was just average. Made exactly as stated but used splenda to cut calories. Very healthy salad and it did have good flavor- really didn't need the peanuts. The Thai Cucumber salad from this site is similar and much better.
Very authentic! I modified it for my taste; used 1/4 cup sugar, increased the vinegar, 2 tbsp of fish sauce, thinly sliced jalapenos, and basil. Very good!
we make this recipe now every time we have thai food. perfect balance for a spicy dish!!!!!
we went a little lighter on the sugar...but this recipe is simply awesome!
I used 3 regular sized cucumbers and it still made a large bowl. I might swap the cilantro for parsley next time since we aren't big cilantro fans. I wanted to make it as written the first time. I would add more nuts too because it gave it a great unexpected cruch. Perfect amount of spice.
Perfect beginning to a Thai meal. Sooo refreshing. And the chopped peanuts add just the right crunch. Thoroughly enjoyed this!
Really great recipe and really easy! I just threw everything together and let it sit for about 30 minutes before dinner. I made it mostly because I didn't have all the fancy schmancy stuff in other similar recipes, and would make it again even if I did have that other stuff. We didn't even use the peanuts or mint, and thought is was really yummy! Thanks!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Asian Cucumber Thai Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 45
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