Tiger Salad

Tiger Salad

"This is a popular salad from Northern China that's gaining popularity in the United States. Toss in peanuts, shrimp, or tofu for some protein."
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25 m servings 54 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 495 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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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.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and gently scrape out seeds with a spoon. Cut each half crosswise into 2-inch pieces. Cut each piece lengthwise into thin, uniform strips and transfer to a bowl. Toss cucumber with 1 teaspoon salt and let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut green onions and bell peppers into thin, uniform strips, about 2 inches long.
  3. Transfer cucumber to a fine-mesh sieve, rinse, and drain well. Whisk together vinegar, sesame oil, crushed red pepper, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add cucumber, green onions, bell peppers, and cilantro, and toss well.


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Saw this featured in this month's Allrecipes magazine and decided to try the recipe. It was so simple with a short ingredient list, and easy to make, yet very flavorful. Love all the cilantro!...

Excellent! We've made this 2 times in the past week. Made this exactly as written and tossed in a few toasted sesame seeds before serving.

I will be making this again and again! The ingredients are simple but so tasty. The only thing I adapted was that I just julienned my English cucumber (not enough seeds to worry with, and I was...

Healthy, easy, fresh! Saw this in the AllRecipes magazine and made it substituting red wine vinegar for rice vinegar, added white sesame seeds, and reduced the cilantro (2 cups is a LOT!). This ...

This was delicious. Very fresh and bright taste from the cilantro. I didn't have green peppers but used a trio of smaller red, orange, and yellow pepper. I served it with grilled salmon

This was such a refreshing salad, perfect at our potluck!

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