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Asian Cucumber Salad

This easy Asian Cucumber Salad is the perfect side dish for so many recipes. Make it to go next to a chicken and rice dish or for the next time you bring home sushi.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: asian
Keyword: side dish recipe, vegan, vegetable side dish, vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 3 medium cucumbers sliced thin (about 20 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1 red jalapeno seeds and ribs removed, and cut small (read more about red jalapenos here)


  • In a small bowl or measuring cup whisk together the rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, and ginger.
  • Add the cucumbers to a large bowl. Mix in the dressing, cilantro, green oinons, and red jalapeno. Enjoy immediately.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g