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Best Cucumber Salad
The Best Cucumber Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins

This Best Cucumber Salad has an Asian inspiration with a super simple ingredient list of rice vinegar, fresh ginger sugar and a pinch of salt. The flower-cut cucumbers will add a fun, fancy look to the salad!

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Asian-fusion
Servings: 8
Calories: 21 kcal
Author: Chris Scheuer
  • ¼ cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium English seedless cucumbers, or 6-8 medium-size Persian cucumbers
  • ¼ medium red onion sliced thinly
  1. Combine the rice vinegar, sugar, fresh ginger and salt in a medium-size bowl. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Sliced cucumbers into 1/8-inch thick slices or use technique above in the post to cut cucumbers into flower-shaped slices.
  3. Combine the dressing with cucumbers and sliced onions. Stir gently. Refrigerate for at least one hour or longer. Can be made a day in advance. Keeps well in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Nutrition Facts
The Best Cucumber Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 21
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 147mg6%
Potassium 115mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.