Fresh Cucumber Salad

For a simple summer meal, add a side dish that can easily be prepared outdoors. A tart, crunchy cucumber salad is light and refreshing, complementing the smoky flavors of a summer barbecue.

Serves 4

What You Need:

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons mint, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled, sliced lengthwise, seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped

What You Do:

  1. In small bowl, mix lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, mint, and jalapeño.
  2. Add cucumber slices and peanuts, toss gently, and serve.


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