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Chinese Cucumber Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
7 mins
 
Chinese style smashed cucumber salad
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine
Keyword: Cucumber
Servings: 2
Calories: 113 kcal
Author: Elaine
Ingredients
  • 1 fresh English cucumber , or two smaller ones, around 350g
  • 3 garlic cloves , mashed
  • 1 tbsp. black vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp. chili oil to taste
Instructions
  1. Wash the cucumber and peel off tough skins.
  2. Remove the two ends and smash with a wide kitchen knife (like Chinese slicing knife) until the cucumber is well crushed. Then cut into one bite pieces.
  3. Transfer all cucumber cubes into a bowl. Mix well with mashed garlic and other sauces.
  4. Serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

For very tender and young cucumber, you can keep most of the skins.

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Cucumber Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 417mg18%
Potassium 287mg8%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 7.3mg9%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.