Recipe

Thai Cucumber Salad with Peanuts

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

1 hour 15 minutes; 15 minutes active

Servings: 

6

A simple and refreshing cucumber salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds (about 3 large) cucumbers, split lengthwise, seeded, and sliced into 1/4-inch crescents*
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  2. In a large glass or stainless steel bowl, combine all vegetables. Add dressing and toss. Let sit at least 1 hour, mixing occasionally.
  3. Add peanuts just before serving and stir to combine.

Serving Suggestion

Garnish with extra peanuts or cilantro sprigs, or serve on a bed of fresh kale.

Nutritional Information

189 calories, 16 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 104 mg. sodium, 11 g. carbohydrate, 2 g. fiber, 4 g. protei