Thai Cucumber Salad
Prep time: Approximately 45 minutes
3 large cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and cut into ¼ inch slices
½ red onion, thinly sliced
1 tbsp. salt
4 tbsp. honey
½ cup rice wine vinegar
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
½ cup peanuts, chopped
Toss the cucumbers with the salt in a colander and let drain in the sink for 30 minutes. Rinse cucumbers with cold water and use a paper towel to dry well. Next, in a medium bowl, whisk together the honey and vinegar. To the dressing add the cucumbers, onions, jalapeno peppers and cilantro – tossing to combine. Chill for two hours. Garnish with peanuts when ready to serve.
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