Southeast Asian Cucumber Peanut Salad

Southeast Asian Cucumber Peanut Salad
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Ingredients
  • 3 cucumbers, peeled, seeded & sliced into ½ inch crescents
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. rice or white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. oil (peanut or sesame is best)
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic scapes
  • 1 tsp. whole coriander seeds, toasted until fragrant
  • ¼ -1/2 tsp. chili flakes
  • ½ c. roasted peanuts, chopped
  • ½ c. cilantro, coarsely chopped

Instructions
  1. Mix sliced cucumbers & salt in a colander & sit to drain for 15 minutes.
  2. Rinse well & drain again.
  3. Whisk together lime juice, vinegar, oil, sugar, garlic scapes, coriander seeds, & chili flakes until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Toss with drained cucumbers in a bowl & chill for about a ½ hour.
  5. Garnish with peanuts & cilantro to serve. Best eaten within a few days.
  6. ** Good with blanched green beans or snap peas in addition to the cucumbers! **