RECIPE :: Chinese Style Cucumber Salad

Sep 3, 2016Recipes

As promised, here is the Chinese-Style Cucumber Salad I food demo-ed at the Garden Fun Fair at the Centre for Immigrant Community Services. You can read that story here. Recipe after the images below!

Slice cucumber

Combine sliced cucumbers with chopped peanuts and green onions

Toss dressing (seasoned rice vinegar, sugar, red pepper flakes and salt) with cucumbers, green onions and peanuts.

Chinese-Style Cucumber Salad

Chinese-Style Cucumber Salad

Prep & Total: 15 mins

Serves 6-8


1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1.5 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 tsp pure sesame seed oil
1/4 red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp salt

2 large cucumbers
3 green onions
1/3 cup chopped peanuts


  1. In a small bowl, combine rice vinegar, sugar, sesame seed oil, red pepper flakes and salt. Set aside.
  2. Peel and slice cucumber. Keep more cucumber peel on for greater nutritional benefits (Fibre, vitamin K and A). Place in a large bowl.
  3. Chop peanuts into smaller pieces. Slice green onions.
  4. Add dressing, peanuts and green onions to sliced cucumbers. Stir to combine. Can be served immediately or refrigerated until ready to eat. Stir salad before serving to redistribute dressing in flavours.

ALLERGY ALERT: This recipe contains peanuts and sesame seed oil.

Adapted from: Budget Bytes – Thai Cucumber Salad.

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