Sweet and Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad

 

This sweet and spicy Asian cucumber salad is a quick and easy side dish.  It's cool and refreshing; cucumbers are the perfect accompaniment to anything intensely spiced (not necessarily hot).  Sliced cucumber and paired with Asian seasonings like mirin, rice vinegar, and sesame oil, all of which should be available in your local super market.  Serve your sweet and spicy Asian cucumber salad with grilled meat for a delicious meal.

 

INGREDIANTS

  • 1 large English Cucumber, sliced

  • 1/2 cup green onion, sliced

  • 2 tbs. rice vinegar

  • 1 tbs. mirin (a form of Japanese rice wine, less alcoholic than sake)

  • 1/2 tbs. sesame oil

  • 1/4 tsp. chili garlic sauce

 

DIRECTIONS

  • Combine ingredients in a bowl and marinade for 30 minutes. Serve chilled


 
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