Spicy Japanese Cucumber Salad

Author: Recipes_se
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizers, Salads, Side Dishes, Snacks
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2 servings


  • 2 cucumbers sliced thinly
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 onion sliced thinly
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes


  • On a shallow baking sheet, spread the cucumbers into a single layer and sprinkle with salt. Allow to rest for about 10 minutes.
  • Drain the excess moisture from the cucumbers. Set aside.
  • Mix together the vinegar, agave, oil, and red pepper flakes in a medium bowl. Whisk well.
  • Drizzle the vinegar mixture over the cucumbers. Add onions and gently toss.
  • Allow to salad to rest for 10-15 minutes to allow flavors to mingle.

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