Five-minute Asian-style pickled cucumber salad

Hi! Today I would like to share with you the quickest and simplest recipe I have posted so far! This five-minute Asian-style pickled cucumber salad is done LITERALLY in 5…

chopped cucumber in a bowl

Hi! Today I would like to share with you the quickest and simplest recipe I have posted so far! This five-minute Asian-style pickled cucumber salad is done LITERALLY in 5 minutes. And this is the kind of dish we need right now, right? After all, we have spent the last 4 months doing A LOT of cooking at home… Just in case you don’t know, I live in Melbourne and we just got out of our lockdown 2.0!! Hurray!! Life got back to nearly normal-busy in no time. After-school sport practice is back, playdates are on and traffic is horrific, but we couldn’t be any happier 🙂

So this Asian-style cucumber salad sounds like a perfect dish. Despite the fact, that it only requires 5 minutes and very few ingredients, this salad will not fail to impress! You can give it to your kids as a snack or serve it as a part of a BBQ or dinner party. Big and small eaters alike will love it.

This salad has only ONE main ingredient – a cucumber! Rice vinegar, tamari sauce, sesame oil and a pinch of sugar are the ingredients for the most delicious marinade. Toasted sesame seeds add even more Asian flare and just look great tossed on top of the cucumbers.

Recipes that would go well with this pickled cucumber salad:

pickled cucumber on a plate

And here is how to make the

Five-minute Asian-style pickled cucumber salad

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Five-minute Asian-style pickled cucumber salad


  • Author: Elena Elliott
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 4 serves as a side dish 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Super easy and delicious, this Asian inspired cucumber salad is done in 5 minutes. The easy way to add some more veggies into your diet! Very kid friendly 🙂 


Ingredients

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1 large continental cucumber (or any other cucumber you have in the fridge)

4 tbsp of rice vinegar

2 tbsp of gluten-free soy sauce

1 tsp sesame oil

1/2 tsp organic brown sugar

1/4 tsp chilly flakes (optional and not used in the recipe featured in this post)

2 tsp toasted sesame seeds


Instructions

 

First, wash and cut the cucumber into bite-size pieces. Put in a bowl.

Combine the rice vinegar, gluten-free soy sauce, sugar and sesame oil in a glass jar or a salad dressing mixer and shake well.

Add marinade to the cucumber and mix to combine.

Sprinkle sesame seeds over the cucumber. Serve!

 

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Notes

This salad will taste even better the next day. Simply put it in a glass jar or any other air-tight container and refrigerate. It will last like this for 2 to 3 days.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: Asian cucumber salad, gluten-free

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4 Comments

  1. Made this for dinner tonight and absolutely loved it! Definitely a winner that I will make again. So easy and still super flavorful!

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