Sweet and Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad

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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1 h 10 m servings 79 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  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.



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

Tasty, cool, and refreshing for summer!

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

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...

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 ...

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

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 fl...

My family loves this salad! It tastes so fresh! I usually triple it and I had a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes to the vinegar mix just to give it a little heat. Delicious!

I thought this was pretty good, but I used 3 medium sized cukes to 1 medium sized red onion and then doubled the rest of the ingredients. I felt, as written, the ratio with 1 cucumber and 1 red...

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