Cilantro Cucumber Salad Recipe -
Cilantro Cucumber Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Cilantro Cucumber Salad

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"This is a spicy salad inspired by the cuisine of Thailand."

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Original recipe makes 2 to 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    40 mins


  1. Peel cucumbers, slice lengthwise into quarters, and cut into 1 inch pieces; place in large bowl. Sprinkle with lime juice, chili powder, and salt; toss. Toss with cilantro. Refrigerate until chilled.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 13, 2003

Nice and easy accompaniment to a meal. Since I don't like too much chili powder, I cut the amount in half. My husband thought it had a tad too much cilantro, but I love cilantro so it was fine for me. (Fresh, not dried, cilantro is a must!) Definitely let this chill for at least 2 hrs. for the flavors to blend.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 01, 2004

You know what? I have to ammend my earlier comment - give this salad a day to marinate, and it is GREAT! I took my leftovers for lunch today, and I enjoyed it much more than last night. Make it a day ahead.

Feb 01, 2004

awesome, awesome, awesome. for those of you who like flavor!!! i read the other reviews and put less chili powder like people suggested... big mistake. i made it again & doubled the chili powder & it knocked my socks off! definitely let it marinate long though. i recommend at least 4 hours. good when it's hot outside!

May 08, 2004

This was good, but it was lacking a little something. Next time I will try a little more cilantro, onion, and a splash of vinegar. I did add a little extra salt, and let it set over night. I think both of those things helped. I will try this again adding the above ideas.

Jan 02, 2004

I thought that this salad was very quick and easy to make. That is a plus. I thought that it tasted a lot better the second day. It really should sit for at least 4-5 hours I would say. My sister didn't really like it but, my teachers really liked the salad. I had to make it for school. I would give the salad a 3 or 4.

Sep 12, 2003

This tasted terrible

Aug 23, 2005

My husband and I liked this pretty well. Reading the reviews I let is sit overnight. then had it a day later and it soaked the flavors even more. I added more chili powder and cilantro becase my husband adores both.

Sep 12, 2003

refreshing...but could use more flavor.


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  • Calories
  • 26 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 206 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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