How To Make Cucumber Salad


Monday, June 29, 2009

Fragrant Cucumber Salad with Mint and Garlic Chives Recipe

Fragrant Cucumber Salad Recipe with Mint and Garlic Chives

Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients :
  • 2 large English cucumbers OR
  • 1 1/2 pound Asian cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unseasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Cucumber Salad Recipe Instructions:

Wash cucumbers well. Cut them in half lengthwise then slice into 1/4-inch-thick half-moons. Toss with the salt, place in a strainer over a bowl, and let sit for 1 hour.
In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sugar and lime juice till sugar is dissolved. Drain cucumbers well and add to the bowl. Add herbs and toss all together. Let sit another 30
minutes, refrigerated, before serving.The cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve....


Chinese Radish-Cucumber Salad Recipe

Chinese Radish-Cucumber Salad Recipe

A nice cucumber salad recipe to try !

Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 bunch radishes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, cut in half, peeled, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups coarsely shredded cabbage, kept refrigerated
***Oriental salad dressing:***
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
Cucumber Salad Recipe INSTRUCTIONS

Dressing: In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar and soy sauce. Add sugar, stirring to dissolve. Add sesame oil and whisk.

Salad: In a medium-size bowl, combine the radishes and cucumber.
Pour dressing over vegetables, toss thoroughly, and refrigerate until serving time.
At serving time, place chilled cabbage on a serving dish. Toss vegetables again with dressing and spoon on top of cabbage. The cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve immediately...nice ! Enjoy it !

Two Melon And Cucumber Mint Salad Recipe

Two Melon And Cucumber Mint Salad Recipe
An amazing cucumber salad recipe to try !
Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients :
  • 6 cups 1" cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cantaloupe, cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 limes, juice and zest of
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, cored and diced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
Cucumber Salad Recipe Instructions :

In a bowl, combine all ingredients, toss well; allow to sit in refrigerator for 1 hour to chill before serving. The cucumber salad recipe is ready !! Enjoy it ~

Country Cucumber Slaw Recipe

Country Cucumber Slaw Recipe
Try this great cucumber salad recipe !
Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients :
  • 3 large Cucumbers
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Cider Vinegar
Cucumber Salad Recipe Instructions :

Peel cucumbers and onion and slice thin. Toss together. In separate bowl combine water, sugar and vinegar stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Pour liquid mixture over cucumbers and onions, cover and refrigerate over night.
Note: Make sure all cucumbers and onions are submerged in liquid mixture when refrigerating. If more liquid is needed just increase water, sugar and vinegar ingredients in equal amounts.
The cucumber salad recipe is ready ! Enjoy !

Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe
A great cucumber salad recipe to try !

* 1/2 cup sugar or Splenda
* 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
* 1/4 cup water
* 1Tablespoon Taste of Thai Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1 English cucumber, unpeeled and sliced thin
* 1/4 cup sliced red onion
* garnish: 3 Tablespoons chopped mint, 3 Tablespoons chopped peanuts


1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, water, chili pepper sauce and salt. Stir, cook over a medium heat until sugar is dissolved
2. Add cucumbers and onion to appropriately sized dish that will allow all the cucumber mixture to be covered with marinade.
3. Pour vinegar mixture over the vegetables and let marinate for 30 minutes.
4. Just before serving, sprinkle with mint and peanuts.
The cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve....!

Chilled Cucumber Salad Recipe

Chilled Cucumber Salad Recipe
  • 2 cups thinly-sliced chilled cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup thinly-sliced fresh onions
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 dash cayenne

Place cucumber slices in medium-size glass bowl and sprinkle with salt. Stir in onions.
Place remaining ingredients in 2-cup glass measure and beat with fork to combine. Pour over cucumbers and onions and toss lightly. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Stir before serving...and the cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve...!!