Sweet and Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweet and Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Sweet and Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad

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"This salad is a refreshing side to spicy Thai food. I prefer it without hot peppers or peanuts since its major purpose for me is refreshment. It's especially quick to make if you can slice the cucumbers and onions in a food processor."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 10 mins

Directions

  1. Whisk sugar, hot water, white vinegar, and salt in a bowl until sugar has dissolved. Stir cucumber and onion into the sauce. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to soften the texture of the vegetables and reduce pungency of the onion.
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Aug 12, 2012

Delicious but the picture shows tomatoes, which I included. Either way I am sure it's a great refresher.

 
Sep 07, 2012

Tasty, cool, and refreshing for summer!

 
Aug 12, 2012

I've made this recipe but I also add fresh dill weed to the mix.

 
Feb 18, 2014

This recipe is amazing, just amazing! Simple, easy, quick, yet beautiful and delicious. If you can refrigerate longer than an hour it's better. Any changes are strictly preference. Personally, I added a little less sugar and included carrots with the cucumbers and red onions. I doubled the recipe, plus added about 4 medium carrots, and tripled the vinegar mixture. There was 10 of us and I had only a small amount left; seriously, it was the easiest thing I made for my dinner party and the most popular!

 
Jul 20, 2013

This tasted just like the salad served in my favorite Thai restaurant! I loved it! I added some thinly sliced red bell pepper to mine and it made it not only colorful, but added some depth of flavor too.

 
Aug 19, 2012

This was a nice, easy and refreshing salad. I thought it was too sweet for my taste, so I will reduce the sugar next time. Also next time, I will experiment with adding herbs. I think dill will go with this quite well. A keeper!

 
Jul 13, 2014

I love this recipe! I use 1/4 c water and sugar and 1/2 c vinegar because I like the tartness. Yum!

 
Nov 07, 2013

First batch I too thought it was a little sweet. I made a second batch and followed recipe exactly but added a pinch of cayenne pepper. This took away some of the sweetness and gave it a little kick (not too much tho)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 390 mg
  • 16%

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

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