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Thai Cucumber Salad

  • Author: Laura Nockett
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


This Thai Cucumber Salad is a refreshing salad made with crispy cucumbers, red onion, crushed peanuts, dried chilis, fresh mint and cilantro marinated in a sweet, tangy dressing. 



Cucumber Salad

1 pound Pure Flavor Mini Cucumbers

1 small red onion, thinly sliced

2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

2 dried Thai red chilis, crushed

2 tbsp crushed salted roasted peanuts


2 tbsp rice wine vinegar

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp fresh lime juice

1 tbsp white sugar


Black sesame seeds

Crushed peanuts

Fresh cilantro

Fresh mint


Cucumber Salad

Use a mandoline* to thinly slice the cucumbers

Add the sliced cucumber to a large bowl

Add the red onion, cilantro, mint, peanuts and red chilis, toss


Add all the dressing ingredients to a small bowl

Whisk until the sugar dissolves

Pour the dressing over the cucumber salad

Allow to marinate at least 4 and up to 24 hours


Serve salad cold with a sprinkle of black sesame seeds, peanuts, cilantro and mint


*If you don’t have a mandoline, slice them as thinly and evenly as you can with a sharp knife

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Category: salad
  • Cuisine: Thai

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