June 4, 2023

Marinated Cucumber Salad

Marinated cucumber salad can be a healthy side for several reasons. Cucumbers provide hydration, fiber, and essential nutrients like vitamin K and C. The marinating process can enhance flavors while the vinegar can contribute to digestion and provide additional health benefits. If you’re looking for a light, refreshing side dish to serve for your next meal, barbecue, picnic, or potluck, look no further than this Marinated Cucumber Salad. This vinegar-marinated cucumber salad is a perfect complement to the flavors of summer.Β 

For marinated cucumber salad, it's best to choose cucumbers that are crisp, fresh, and have a mild flavor. English cucumbers, also known as hothouse or seedless cucumbers, are often preferred for salads due to their thin skin, tender flesh, and crisp bite. They are typically longer and narrower than other varieties. Alternatively, you can use regular slicing cucumbers by peeling them and removing the seeds if they are large and tough. Ultimately, the choice of cucumber depends on personal preference and availability, but selecting varieties with a milder taste and minimal seeds will generally yield the best results for this marinated cucumber salad.

 

Ingredients

 1 english cucumber, sliced thin
 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
 2 tsp sesame oil
 ¼ tsp sea salt
 ¼ tsp ground black pepper
 2 tsp sesame seeds for garnish

Directions

1

Mix the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper together in a bowl. Add the cucumbers and let marinate for at least 20 minutes. Add the sesame seeds before serving.

Marinated Cucumber Salad

Marinated Cucumber Salad

Category, , DifficultyBeginnerYields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsTotal Time25 mins

Ingredients

 1 english cucumber, sliced thin
 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
 2 tsp sesame oil
 ¼ tsp sea salt
 ¼ tsp ground black pepper
 2 tsp sesame seeds for garnish

Steps

1

Mix the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper together in a bowl. Add the cucumbers and let marinate for at least 20 minutes. Add the sesame seeds before serving.

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