Wednesday, September 19, 2018

JAPANESE CUCUMBER SALAD (SUNOMONO)

Japanese Cucumber Salad or Sunomono Salad is a crunchy, sweet, and tangy Asian salad requiring only a few simple ingredients. It is great as an appetizer or a side dish!
Ingredients
  • 1 large English cucumber or 2 Japanese cucumbers
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar , or more
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds

Instructions
  1. Thinly slice the cucumber. You can do it either by hand or using a food processor. Rub the slices with salt and drain for 5 minutes in a colander. Rinse under cold running water and squeeze them tightly to remove water. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the sugar, soy sauce, and rice vinegar until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Add the dressing to the cucumber slices, sprinkle with sesame seeds and mix well. Enjoy!
Recipe Adapted From cookingtheglobe.com
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