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Pickling Cucumbers Salad
Prep Time
2 hrs
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 5 mins
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.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Sichuan
Keyword: Cucumber
Servings: 2
Calories: 136 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 long fresh cucumber
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves , mashed
  • 2 Thai chili peppers , chopped into small sections
  • 1 tsp. whole Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2 tsp. water
  • 1 tbsp. peanut oil or other vegetable oil
  1. Cut the two ends of cucumber off and peel the tough part off. Then cut the cucumber into thin slices.
  2. Sprinkle salt on cucumber evenly to pick for around 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Squeeze the salt water out, add vinegar, sesame oil, cold water and mashed garlic in the bowl with the cucumber slices.
  4. 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).
  5. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

You can add some sugar if you want a sweeter taste.

Nutrition Facts
Pickling Cucumbers Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1913mg83%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Vitamin C 15.8mg19%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.