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Thai Cucumber Salad with Peanuts


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  • For the Salad
  • 1/2 red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 2 large English cucumbers, halved lengthwise, seeded and sliced crosswise 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/3 cup packed chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 large jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (or use 1-2 Thai chiles for more heat)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • For the Dressing
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, from 2-3 limes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


Servings 4
Cooking time 20mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Place the onions in a small bowl of cold water. Let sit for ten minutes, then drain well and pat dry with a paper towel.
In a large bowl, combine the drained red onions, cucumbers, cilantro, peanuts and jalapeño pepper. Set aside.

Make the dressing: combine the lime juice, oil, fish sauce, sugar and garlic in a small bowl and whisk until the sugar dissolves. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. Taste and add salt if necessary. Serve the salad within 30 minutes.

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