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Sesame Cucumber Salad

Sesame Cucumber Salad
  • Meal


  • Cusine



2 medium sized cucumbers

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

2 Tbsp seasoned rice vinegar

6 basil leaves, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes

2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds


Peel the cucumbers. Cut them into quarters, lengthwise. (If the seeds are bitter, scrape out the seeds and discard.) Cut the cucumbers again, crosswise, into 1/2-inch thick pieces. Place cucumbers into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with salt. Toss with sesame oil, seasoned rice vinegar, basil (if using), and chili flakes. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds if using.