Asian Cucumber Thai Salad

Asian Cucumber Thai Salad

Kris10 in CA 2

"This refreshing salad goes well with fish or chicken. It makes any heavy meal feel lighter with its crisp, light flavors -- definitely a favorite in our family."


1 h 20 m servings 169 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 299 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk together the vinegar, sugar, coriander, red pepper flakes, and salt in a salad bowl until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the cucumbers, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, and chopped mint, and toss to coat with dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to blend the flavors.
  2. Before serving, toss again with chopped peanuts, and garnish with sprigs of fresh mint.
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  1. 53 Ratings


I was missing the tomatoes but otherwise made the recipe as written. Delicious. I was surprised to find this tasted very similar to the dipping sauce the now-closed Thai restaurant by my paren...

Very authentic! I modified it for my taste; used 1/4 cup sugar, increased the vinegar, 2 tbsp of fish sauce, thinly sliced jalapenos, and basil. Very good!

we make this recipe now every time we have thai food. perfect balance for a spicy dish!!!!!

we went a little lighter on the sugar...but this recipe is simply awesome!

I used 3 regular sized cucumbers and it still made a large bowl. I might swap the cilantro for parsley next time since we aren't big cilantro fans. I wanted to make it as written the first time....

Perfect beginning to a Thai meal. Sooo refreshing. And the chopped peanuts add just the right crunch. Thoroughly enjoyed this!

Really great recipe and really easy! I just threw everything together and let it sit for about 30 minutes before dinner. I made it mostly because I didn't have all the fancy schmancy stuff in ot...

I changed the equal amounts of vinegar and sugar to 1/2 c. vinegar and 1/4 c. sugar. I like more tang then sweet. I followed everything else, except I didn't have mint or peanuts. This was excel...

A good choice for school projects. Flavors are different but not scary. Easy for kids to make. Perfect blend of seasonings, try this recipe exactly as written.