Asian Cucumber Salad

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Asian Cucumber Salad – healthy cucumber salad with Asian spices. So refreshing and easy. A perfect appetizer for any meals.

Asian Cucumber Salad – healthy cucumber salad with Asian spices. So refreshing and easy. A perfect appetizer for any meals | rasamalaysia.com

Homemade healthy cucumber salad with Asian spices.

Homemade healthy cucumber salad with Asian spices.

I love cucumber, it’s so light, fresh and healthy. However, cucumber by itself doesn’t have much of a flavor.

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Asian cucumber salad in a bowl.

Asian cucumber salad in a bowl.

One of my favorite recipes for cucumber is Asian cucumber salad, which is packed full of flavors and utterly delicious.

Easy and quick Asian cucumber salad with Asian spices marinade ready to serve.

Easy and quick Asian cucumber salad with Asian spices marinade ready to serve.

The key to making a great Asian cucumber salad lies in the dressing. My recipe is garlicky, spicy, savory, with just a touch of sweetness and tartness. The cucumber is crunchy so every bite is bursting with flavors.

Chill the cucumber in the refrigerator for the best results. Asian cucumber salad is a great appetizer, which help to stimulate a healthy appetite. Try my recipe and I am sure you will like it.

How Many Calories Per Serving?

This recipe is only 95 calories per serving.

Yield: 2 people

Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad – healthy cucumber salad with Asian spices. So refreshing and easy. A perfect appetizer for any meals!

Prep Time 5 minutes

Additional Time 15 minutes

Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, about 8 oz
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Korean chili powder or regular chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • sesame seeds for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Rinse the cucumber thoroughly and slice it into pieces. Add the salt to the cucumber, stir gently to combine well. Chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  2. Combine the garlic, vinegar, sugar, chili powder, chili oil, and sesame oil together, stir to mix well. Make sure that the sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Drain the salt water from the cucumber. Add the dressing to the cucumber, toss well. Top with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size

2 people
Amount Per Serving Calories 95Total Fat 3.9gSaturated Fat 0.6gSodium 889mgCarbohydrates 16.2gFiber 1.3gSugar 11.6gProtein 1.3g

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