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asian cucumber salad in a blue bowl
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Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad is a quick and easy snack or side dish. It's refreshing, zesty, and delicious! You can whip it up in just a few minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian American
Keyword: asian cucumber salad, cucumber salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 41kcal
Author: Jordan



  • Thinly slice the cucumbers using a sharp knife or a mandolin. Salt them and allow them to sit for about 5 minutes, then blot with a paper towel.
    sliced cucumbers and mondolin
  • Place the cucumbers, cilantro, chili pepper, and sesame seeds in a medium sized bowl.
    cucumbers, chili peppers, cilantro, and sesame seeds in a glass bowl
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the rice wine vinegar, honey, toasted sesame oil, and soy sauce.
    salad dressing in a glass bowl with spoon
  • Mix the dressing with the cucumber salad. Taste, and add salt if needed, then serve!
    pouring dressing onto cucumber salad


  • If you prefer less heat, you can substitute the chili pepper with a jalapeño pepper or red pepper flakes.


Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 121IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg