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Shaken Chinese Cucumbers
An old school Asian appetizer, served cold, that will consistently refresh your palate and comfort your stomach
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 20
Servings
Ingredients
Cucumber Marinade
Garnish
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 20
Servings
Ingredients
Cucumber Marinade
Garnish
Instructions
  1. Prepare cucumbers by rinsing and peeling skin to show columns. Dice into half inch sized pieces. Place into glass container.
  2. Finely mince garlic clove and add to cucumbers.
  3. For marinade combine agave, rice vinegar, sesame oil, tamari, extra virgin olive oil, salt and red pepper flakes together in bowl. Whisk until emulsified.
  4. Pour marinade over cucumbers and cover with airtight lid. Give a strong shake for 15-20 seconds making sure pieces of cucumber are all evenly coated.
  5. Serve cold with some lemon zest, toasted sesame seeds, and a drizzle of hot chili oil.
Recipe Notes

For the chili oil, you can use S&B La-Yu chili oil, found in most Asian grocery stores or online.

 

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