Asian Cucumber and Peanut Salad

Asian Cucumber and Peanut Salad

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tammyn316 0

"A fresh cucumber salad with a real kick! My mom adds rice noodles making it a great lunch or dinner add-on. I prefer it as it is."

Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 155 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 438 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat vegetable oil in a small skillet over medium heat; cook and stir garlic until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Set garlic aside to cool.
  2. Whisk vinegar and sugar in a salad bowl until sugar has dissolved; add chili-garlic sauce, fish sauce, coriander, cooked garlic, and red pepper flakes until thoroughly combined. Stir in cucumbers, peanuts, and green onions to coat with dressing. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to overnight.

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Tasty and spicy. I mostly followed the recipe except used 1/2 tablespoon of fresh coriander and a teaspoon of organic peanut butter (made from just peanuts) in the dressing instead of chopped pe...

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These were okay. It had a balance issue with it but didn't want to mess with it. I didn't have peanuts so that was the only ingredient missing and also altered the chili garlic.

Tasty and spicy. I mostly followed the recipe except used 1/2 tablespoon of fresh coriander and a teaspoon of organic peanut butter (made from just peanuts) in the dressing instead of chopped pe...

Since most recipes tell you to saute garlic for about 30 seconds, I cut back on the time for fear that 5 minutes would turn the garlic bitter. No doubt about it, this salad does have a kick. I...

I added red onion, chicken, and cooked chow mein noodles. It's so good. The only problem was I didn't have enough for leftovers. I'm going to double it next time so I can enjoy it for lunch the ...

Absolutely LOVE this salad! I used a combination of peanuts and about a tablespoon of peanut butter. I will make it again and again!

These were okay. It had a balance issue with it but didn't want to mess with it. I didn't have peanuts so that was the only ingredient missing and also altered the chili garlic.

Too spicy, and I usually like the extra kick. Next time I will omit chili garlic sauce. Kind of quiet too; next time I will add thinly sliced red onion and cilantro. I will also substitute jarre...

Very good and to add s little color we added shaved carrots

I didn't have Asain Garlic Sauce and I made my own. Don't skip the peanuts bc it changes the entire dynamic of the recipe.