Sesame Cucumber Salad

June 12, 2010
Sesame Cucumber Salad

Author Notes:

Growing up, this was a staple summertime salad in my house. We would go out to the backyard garden, pick the cucumbers, and then within minutes, have a simple and refreshing side.


Serves: 4


  • 2 medium size cucumbers
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
In This Recipe


  1. Peel cucumbers, but leave alternating green stripes. Slice the cumbers in half lengthwise, spoon out the seeds, and then cut into very thin half moons.
  2. Mix rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Stir until sugar and salt are dissolved.
  3. Add the cucumbers and sprinkle with the sesame seeds. I like to eat this immediately for the greatest crunch. However, my mom likes to refrigerate the salad for an hour so that the cucumbers become slightly pickled.

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1 Review

AntoniaJames June 12, 2010
Mmm, love this! Great recipe. It sounds so tasty. Have saved to my recipes, and plan to try it, soon! ;o)