Simple Spicy Picked Cucumber Salad. This salad is topped with mixed chili oil with thai fresh chili pepper and Sichuan peppercorn, and thus having a unique and fresh spicy, sweet yet crispy taste.
Calories: 136 kcal
long fresh cucumber
Thai chili peppers
, chopped into small sections
whole Sichuan peppercorns
peanut oil or other vegetable oil
Cut the two ends of cucumber off and peel the tough part off. Then cut the cucumber into thin slices.
Sprinkle salt on cucumber evenly to pick for around 1 to 2 hours.
Squeeze the salt water out, add vinegar, sesame oil, cold water and mashed garlic in the bowl with the cucumber slices.
Heat up oil in a pan, add chopped chili pepper and Sichuan peppercorn until you can smell the aroma. And then pour it evenly on the cucumber. (or you can simple add some chili oil or Sichuan peppercorn oil).
You can add some sugar if you want a sweeter taste.
Pickling Cucumbers Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrates 6g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.