Thai Cucumber Salad

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Thai Cucumber Salad – easy and healthy homemade Thai cucumber salad recipe that is better than your favorite Thai restaurants, guaranteed!

Thai Cucumber Salad - easiest and best homemade Thai cucumber salad recipe that is better than your favorite Thai restaurants, guaranteed | rasamalaysia.com

Healthy homemade cucumber salad in a bowl, featuring Asian Thai flavors.

Healthy homemade cucumber salad in a bowl, featuring Asian Thai flavors.

What is Cucumber Salad?

Cucumber salad is a staple side dish that goes well with any dinner that you can make. Cucumber is so versatile, changing depending on the sauce that you decide to use.

There are many different versions of this salad, from American to Asian. This delicious recipe uses Thai ingredients as its sauce, making it a Thai cucumber salad.

Thai food is very delicious, being sweet, savory and spicy. When you make cucumber into a salad, it pairs well with all kinds of Thai food!

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Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

I love this salad and can never have enough whenever I dine out at Thai restaurants. I decided to make it at home so I can eat as much as I want.

The good thing about this recipe is that I don’t even have to cook. It’s so easy to make since I just have to marinate the cucumber and make the salad dressing. Combine both of them together and it is ready to serve!

Cucumber Salad recipe made as a side dish in a bowl, covered in delicious Thai sauce.

Cucumber Salad recipe made as a side dish in a bowl, covered in delicious Thai sauce.

Ingredients for This Recipe

  • Cucumber
  • Thai sweet chili sauce
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Roasted peanuts

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it Healthy?

Yes, this Thai salad is extremely healthy with plenty of nutrients from the cucumber.

Is Thai Cucumber Salad Vegan?

The best part of this recipe is that it is indeed vegan and vegetarian.

How Many Calories?

This recipe is only 131 calories per serving. Make this delicious side dish today to pair with your favorite Thai dishes.

Easy and delicious Thai Cucumber Salad in a bowl ready to serve with peanuts, onions, and cilantro in yummy sauce.

Easy and delicious Thai Cucumber Salad in a bowl ready to serve with peanuts, onions, and cilantro in yummy sauce.

What Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?

This meal is best served as a side dish. For a wholesome Thai meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.

Yield: 3 people

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Thai Cucumber Salad – easy and healthy homemade Thai cucumber salad recipe that is better than your favorite Thai restaurants, guaranteed!

Prep Time 15 minutes

Additional Time 5 minutes

Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb cucumber, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 tablespoons Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Add salt to the cucumber, mix well and set aside in the fridge for 10-15 minutes. In the meantime, make the Dressing, by combining all the ingredients in a small sauce pan. Turn on the heat and reduce the Dressing a bit so it’s slightly thickened. Let cool.
  2. Drain the salt water from the cucumber completely. Toss the cucumber, onion, and mix with the Dressing. Top with the peanut and cilantro, serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size

3 people
Amount Per Serving Calories 131Total Fat 3.2gSaturated Fat 0.5gSodium 339mgCarbohydrates 24.4gFiber 1.4gSugar 19gProtein 2.6g

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