Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Asian Cucumber Slaw


1 cucumber, quartered, seeded, then cut into matchstick-sized pieces
1/2 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil OR 1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon sugar
red pepper flakes, to taste
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste


1. Dressing: In a bowl, combine the rice vinegar, olive oil, sugar, and red pepper flakes; whisk to thoroughly mix.

2. Salad: In another bowl, combine cucumber, salt, and pepper; toss to combine.

3. Pour the dressing on the salad; toss to coat, then marinate for at least 10 minutes.

Serve with your favorite spicy Asian dishes to cool your palate down.

Makes: 2 servings, Preparation time: 5 minutes

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