Sichuan Cucumber Salad

Sichuan Cucumber Salad

This salad is spicy, light, refreshing and packed full of flavor. Sliced cucumbers are tossed in a hot and spicy dressing. Serve as cold starter.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat a dry skillet over medium heat. Add red chile peppers; cook and stir until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Let cool and transfer to a spice grinder; pulse until coarsely ground.
  2. Step 2

    Mix ground chile peppers, soy sauce, spring onion, sesame oil, hot chile oil, brown sugar, garlic, black vinegar, and sesame seeds together in a bowl to make dressing.
  3. Step 3

    Place cucumbers on a serving plate. Pour dressing on top and toss well. Let sit before serving, about 3 minutes.