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Smashed Cucumber Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
smashed cucumber salad
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Cucumber
Servings: 2
Calories: 168 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 2 cucumber
  • 1 small bunch coriander ,cut into 1 inch sections and keep some for decoration
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ red bell pepper ,shredded
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. chili oil
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves ,grated
  1. Remove the tough skins and the two ends. Cut the cucumber in center lengthwise.
  2. Then smash the cucumber with a wide knife (recommend using a Chinese cutting knife). Optionally you can remove the pule. Then cut into 3-4cm length sections. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Sprinkle salt, mix well and set aside for 10 minutes. Discard the liquid in the bottom.
  4. Add coriander and bell pepper shred along with all of the seasonings. Mix well and serve directly.

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Nutrition Facts
Smashed Cucumber Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 420mg18%
Potassium 206mg6%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 905IU18%
Vitamin C 13.7mg17%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.