Recipe by Cheryl
"A spicy, tangy, cold, yummy way to use all those cucumbers you grow! This is an old favorite that will cool you off while heating up your taste buds. Simple to make and it keeps for 3-4 days. I grow cucumbers and one plant can have 10-15 cucumbers a day ripen. This is a great variation of the traditional cucumber salad. Add tomatoes for a different variation. If you use fresh ginger be sure to grate it fine and increase amount to 1 1/2 teaspoons."
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seedless cucumbers, sliced thin
sweet onion, halved and sliced thin
jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
coarse black pepper
I have looked for a cucumber salad that we really liked and now I have found it! The flavors all go together perfectly. What a great summer salad. I followed the recipe exactly and it is super as is. Thank you, Cheryl!
Mine came out very watery. Maybe I didn't drain enough, I even blotted them with paper towels lol I don't think I would marinade cucumbers in water and salt again. The taste was ordinary, I don't think I'll make it again, I'm glad I tried it though.
This is a great summer salad. It's perfect for using up those cucumbers you always seem to have too many of, if you've got a garden. The ginger might sound weird, but gives the salad a really unique and delicious taste!
Colorful and tasty! I used honey in place of the sugar, and next time I will use less!
Made this yesterday for a jewelry party my daughter in law was having. I was not there but she said not one piece of anything was left in the bowl, and I had to send her the recipe this am for 5 people who ask her for it. Thanks for sharing it.
Definately not your typical cucumber salad! I love the zip of the jalepenos, but found out I'm not that fond of ginger (that's just my personal taste). I kind of missed that strong vinegar usually associated with cuke salads, so next time I'll use plain old white distilled vinegar. Oh- and LOVE the carrots.. overall this dish is yummo!
absolutely loved it! for 45 yrs Ive eaten the sugar/vinegar/oil cukes, and finally have found a better version! I wouldnt change a thing, but Im pondering doubling the sauce and adding grn/red peppers, broccoli and cauliflower to the mix next time! I go adventurous once I find a recipe I love, thank you!!!
This was a great twist on the traditional Cucumber Salad. The jalapeno added the perfect amount of heat to the salad, and I'll definitely make this again. Thanks for the great recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Zippy Cucumber Salad
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: < 1
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